Wofford’s mathematics department emphasizes student understanding of mathematical proof, concepts and applications and computing. Majors can choose to concentrate in pure or applied mathematics. Extracurricular activities include math club, math research group and a tutoring program for local elementary students.

Professor Anne Catlla

Meet Dr. Anne Catlla

Dr. Anne Catlla, associate professor of mathematics, teaches both first-year and upper-level students. She also has led student study-travel Interims (to Costa Rica and Peru) and classes in yoga and the graphic novel. Catlla won a Google Glasses competition that brought the future of computing into her classrooms. She also is popular on campus for bringing real-world problems to her students for their consideration and creative solutions.

Emily Durham ’21

Meet Emily Durham ’21

Emily Durham majored in mathematics and physics with a concentration in applied mathematics. She was a member of the volleyball team, and made the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll and received the Commissioner’s Academic Medal. She also was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon math honor society. She is interested in the overlap between math, science and art. She is a graduate assistant coach at Lamar University.

Recent graduates in mathematics are working with:

Barclay’s Public Finance Division

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Bank, Hong Kong

Clemson University

Deloitte Consulting

Department of Defense

General Motors

James F. Byrnes High School

SAS (business analytics software)

Texas Instruments


Mathematics students have completed post-graduate studies at:

American Military University

Auburn University

Clemson University

College of Charleston

Medical University of South Carolina

University of Chicago

University of Georgia

University of Indiana Law School

University of South Carolina

University of Tennessee

Wake Forest University