Department of Mathematics

Mike Hitchman


Contact Info

Office: Taylor 212


Phone: (503) 883-2430



Schedule Spring '19


MATH 170-01: Calculus I 11:00-11:50 M-F
MATH 370: Elementary Analysis 13:30-14:20 MWF


Office Hours

Monday 2:30-4
Tuesday 10-11, 1-3
Wednesday 2:30-4
Thursday 12-1:30
Friday 10-11

I am often available by appointment, and feel free to drop by if my office door is open.


Research and Projects


Geometry with an Introduction to Cosmic Topology, a (now) open-content text in non-Euclidean geometry, freely available online.

Undergraduate research in the mathematics of tiling that Professor Hitchman has mentored over the years.

The Story of 8, a humorous look at one of the most magnificent of real numbers.  A small portion of this story appeared here in the November, 2017 issue of Math Horizons.