# John P. Nolan (Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics)

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### Biography

John Nolan is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Prof. Nolan has taught at the University of Zambia (in Africa), and Kenyon College (in Ohio), and worked in a software company before coming to American University. His main research interests are in probability theory, with a focus on heavy tailed stable distributions. He is also interested in problems in finance, engineering, and genetics. He is a co-PI in the Math for America DC program, a program to train skilled mathematics teachers for the DC public schools. While not doing math, he enjoys outdoor activities, reading and acoustic music.

Degrees

PhD, Mathematics, University of Virginia