Jim Hefferon Professor of Mathematics and Statistics



B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Connecticut

My background is in the theory of computation.


Courses I Teach:

  • Calculus
  • Numerical Methods
  • Statistics
  • Theory of Computing


My background is in Mathematical Logic, in the Theory of Computation. Most of my professional activity has been in Free systems. For instance, I have a number of texts that are Free, including Linear Algebra and Introduction to Proofs. I also hosted at St Mike’s the web site for the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network for more than a decade. I am still active with the TeX Users Group, currently serving as Vice President.


Life Off Campus:

I like to jog, do ham radio as KE1AZ, and spend a lot of time hacking around with Internet programming and Scheme. My Erdös-Bacon number is