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 in Hong Kong
Clemson University
Deloitte Consulting
General Motors
James Byrnes High School
SAS (Business Analytics Software)
Texas Instruments
U.S. Department of Defense

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