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University of Nebraska-Lincoln • 1223 OLDH • Lincoln NE, 68588-0312 • 402.472.6262 • email@example.com
David Manderscheid became dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in August 2007.
Prior to his appointment, he was a professor of mathematics at the University of Iowa for 20 years, the last six as department chair. He received a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and a doctorate from Yale University. His research is in representation theory with applications to number theory. He has held visiting positions at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley and the University of Paris. He currently chairs the Mathematical Association of America Committee on Graduate Students.
Manderscheid was awarded the Outstanding Mentor Award for the Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences from the University of Iowa Graduate College in 2002. In 2004, he received the university's Marion L. Huit Award for his teaching, research, and service to students. At a White House ceremony in 2005, he accepted the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring for the success of his department in working with graduate students from underrepresented groups.
Manderscheid has been the principal investigator on grants from the
U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation and the
National Security Agency.
He is married to Susan Lawrence, an associate professor history at UNL.
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