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Dr. Gerard Buskes

Dr. Gerard Buskes

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  • University of Mississippi
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Math,
  • Will Mentor: Doctoral students, Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Pure Mathematics,

Research Interests

Functional Analysis


Professor Buskes received his Ph.D. from the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands in 1983. He has taught at the University of Mississippi since 1985. He was Freshman Teacher of the year in 1992. Buskes has published research papers in Functional Analysis and an introductory Topology book by Springer Verlag (with the cool front cover of Ants on Moebious Strip by Escher). He was Managing Editor of the International Study Group for the Relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Newsletter from 1996 to 1999. He currently is editor of the Journal "Positivity" published by Birkhauser Verlag and he has been the recipient of four GAANN grants from the U.S. Department of Education to increase minority and female participation at the Mathematics Graduate Level at the University of Mississippi.