Welcome to the Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics offers four degrees: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Applied Mathematical Sciences (M.A.M.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), as well as a Double Dawgs 5-year program which combines the B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics. 

Looking for a bright and engaged community? This is the place for you. In 2017, 37% of graduating mathematics majors reported attending graduate school after graduation.

Majors and double majors in the news: Victoria Akin, Mallory Harris, Sarah Tammen.

The Department hosts the Research and Training Group AGANT, generously supported by a $2,000,000.- grant from the National Science Foundation. Browse through some of the published articles of our graduate students.

We celebrated in 2018 the 70th anniversary of our PhD program. The first PhD in mathematics at UGA was awarded to William Peeples in 1951. Shirley McBay was the first woman to be awarded a PhD in our department in 1966. She was also the first African-American to receive a PhD in any field at UGA.

Department Head: William Graham
Associate Head: Jason Cantarella
Graduate Coordinator: Neil Lyall
Undergraduate Coordinator: Maurice D. Hendon
Calculus Coordinator: Jennifer Royal
Precalculus Coordinator: Kelly Black

Climate & Inclusivity

We, the faculty of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia, strive to provide an inclusive and supportive departmental culture that welcomes and respects all members of the mathematical community. Providing a safe environment and a nurturing atmosphere for our students is a foundational part of our departmental mission in teaching and research. 

The Mathematics Department affirms that all community members are to be treated with dignity and respect and that discrimination and harassment will not be tolerated. We further commit ourselves to making the department a supportive, inclusive, and safe environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the University’s Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, the Mathematics Department does not tolerate, and will report for further investigation, any instance of discriminatory conduct on the basis of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, age, or veteran status.

We welcome your comments, observations, and suggestions so that we may continue to improve climate and inclusivity within the Mathematics Department.  Please send them to our Climate and Inclusivity Committee (climate@math.uga.edu) or Department Head (wag@uga.edu).  * Please note that information received through one of these email addresses is not confidential and could initiate a requirement to report to EOO under the NDAH Policy.