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 Rusinko, Joseph   Name:  Joseph Rusinko 
Title:  Associate Professor of Mathematics 
Education:
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Georgia
B.S., Mathematics and German, Davidson College
Office:  167 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4643 
E-mail:  rusinkoj@winthrop.edu  
Web:  http://faculty.winthrop.edu/rusinkoj/  
Area(s):
Algebraic Geometry and Phylogenetics

Dr. Rusinko, Associate professor of mathematics, received his B.S. in mathematics and German from Davidson College in 2001. After working as an actuary in Charlotte, N.C., he attended the University of Georgia, where he earned his Ph.D. in mathematics in 2007. Upon graduation, he joined the Department of Mathematics at Winthrop.

At Winthrop, Rusinko has taught a variety of courses ranging from The Human Experience to Mathematical Models in Biology. He has mentored over thirty undergraduate students in research projects in math education, mathematical biology, and theoretical mathematics.  When not in his office, he can frequently be spotted with his wife and three sons attending WU athletic and artistic events.