Dr. Jeff Pullen

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Co-Chair of Mathematics Department

Jeff PullenEducation

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Tulane University
  • B.S., Mathematics, Berry College


Algebraic topology

Professional Interests

Dr. Jeff Pullen’s work focuses on the use of authentic research in undergraduate STEM coursework. He teaches:

  • First-Year Experience (UNV 101)
  • Mathematical Ideas (MAT 104)
  • Elementary Statistics (STA 126)
  • Pre-calculus (MAT 133)
  • Calculus I, Calculus II, and Multivariable Calculus (MAT 191, MAT 192, MAT 293)
  • Special Introductory Topics in Mathematics: Knot Theory (MAT 198)
  • Discrete Mathematics (MAT 225)
  • Introduction to Abstract Mathematics (MAT 260)
  • Introduction to Differential Equations (MAT 330)
  • Linear Algebra (MAT 340)
  • Directed Independent Study: Complex Analysis, Galois Theory, Graph Theory (MAT 401)
  • Real Analysis I, II (MAT 481, 482)

Recent Publications

  • de Silva, C., Pullen, J. D., Jenkins, J. R., & Northcutt, K. V. (2019). An authentic research project in animal behavior as an introductory physics laboratory exercise. The Physics Teacher.
  • Komendarczyk, R., & Pullen, J. D. (2015). Finite Random Coverings of One-Complexes and the Euler Characteristic. Topological Methods in Nonlinear Analysis, 45(1), 129–156.

Contact Dr. Jeff Pullen

(478) 301-4014
Office: Ware Hall, Room 213