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Name  Jason Rosenhouse
Role  Author
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Books  Among the Creationists: Dispatch, Taking Sudoku Seriously, The Monty Hall Problem

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Jason Rosenhouse is an American author and professor of mathematics at James Madison University, where he was originally appointed an assistant professor in 2003. He became a full professor in 2014. His research focuses on algebraic graph theory, as well as analytic number theory. He currently runs the blog Evolution Blog at National Geographic's ScienceBlogs, where he frequently criticizes creationism, has contributed to the pro-evolution blog The Panda's Thumb, and has also contributed to the Huffington Post about topics such as the Higgs boson, in addition to creationism.

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Education

Rosenhouse has a bachelor's degree from Brown University in mathematics (1995), as well as an M.A. (1997) and a PhD in mathematics (2000), both from Dartmouth College. His PhD thesis was entitled "Isoperimetric numbers of certain Cayley graphs associated to PSL (2, [zeta subscript n])".

Career

In 2000, Rosenhouse accepted a position at Kansas State University's mathematics department, at a time when the state school board was embroiled in a dispute over teaching creationism in schools. The school board's elimination of evolution from science textbooks introduced him to the creationist community, and he says that his time spent with them has convinced him that "the task of reconciling science with faith is far more difficult than is sometimes pretended."

Peer-reviewed papers

  • Cochrane, T.; Pinner, C.; Rosenhouse, J. (2003). "BOUNDS ON EXPONENTIAL SUMS AND THE POLYNOMIAL WARING PROBLEM MOD p". Journal of the London Mathematical Society 67 (2): 319. doi:10.1112/S0024610702004040. 
  • Rosenhouse, J. (2002). "Probability, Optimization Theory, and Evolution1". Evolution 56 (8): 1721–1723. doi:10.1554/0014-3820(2002)056[1721:POTAE]2.0.CO;2. 
  • Lanphier, D.; Rosenhouse, J. (2004). "Cheeger constants of Platonic graphs". Discrete Mathematics 277: 101. doi:10.1016/S0012-365X(03)00178-X. 
  • Books

  • "The Monty Hall Problem: The Remarkable Story of Math's Most Contentious Brain Teaser," Oxford University Press
  • "Among the Creationists: Dispatches from the Anti-Evolutionist Front Line," Oxford University Press
  • "Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle," Oxford University Press
  • References

    Jason Rosenhouse Wikipedia


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