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Jennifer Nordstrom

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Jennifer Nordstrom

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Dr. Nordstrom's research interests are in the areas of algebra and combinatorics. She received her Ph.D. in ring theory from the University of Oregon. Dr. Nordstrom primarily teaches Abstract Algebra, Discrete Math, Number Theory and Game Theory but maintains an interest in a wide variety of mathematical fields. More recently she has published on game theory and popular culture and has written an open-access textbook for an introduction to game theory course. She has mentored undergraduate research in combinatorial game theory and graph theory. She currently runs the Math PLUS mentoring program.


  • B.S. University of Redlands
  • M.S. University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon