Program Directors

Joe Joe Champion is a member of the math education faculty at BSU. He is a math circle veteran, having cofounded the Islander Math Circles at his previous institution (Texas A&M—Corpus Christi).

Joe Samuel Coskey is a member of the pure math faculty at BSU. He has lots of experience participating in and facilitating mathematics discussions, and learned about math circles from like-minded friends. He’s been looking forward to the opportunity to provide one to the treasure valley ever since.

Additional faculty and mentors

Jonny Comes is a math PhD and a recent member of the math faculty at the College of Idaho. Jonny is currently working on his math research as well as being a full-time dad.

Gary Gary Thomas is a member of the math faculty at the College of Western Idaho. Gary is a long-time lover not only of math and science, but also languages, linguistics, and cultures.

Former mentors

Joe Ian Cavey is a graduate of the BSU math program. He was also a member of the math club. Ian has since moved on to a PhD program in math.

Joe Rust Yazdanpour is a graduate of the BSU math program. Rust has since moved on to a career in computer programming.