The Department of Mathematics at a glance

Bowdoin College is a small, selective, undergraduate institution in Maine. The College values excellence and inclusivity in teaching and distinction in research. Faculty are committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student body. Small classes foster faculty-student interactions, and research is supported with cutting-edge facilities and internal grants. We value a community in which students and faculty of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.


Bowdoin College offers immense support for all faculty, especially junior faculty, faculty of color and international faculty. For example, the college has established a council of mentors, which is a group of faulty who provide support across a spectrum of areas ranging from teaching, scholarship, career advancement, student advising and mentoring, departmental citizenship and leadership, navigation of workplace dynamics, and challenges specific to women, faculty of color, and other underrepresented faculty. There is a group of self-identified faculty of color and international faculty . There are a number of workshops and resources for faculty in regards to developmenta and the college has a variety of initiatives and efforts committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and to the development of faculty who enrich and contribute to the College's ethnic and cultural diversity.

The official Department of Mathematics webpage details our faculty, curriculum, students, and alumni. In addition, we put together a list of resources that represent who we are and what we strive for both as individuals and as an institution.