Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Hamm, Jessie

Name:  Jessie Hamm
Title:  Associate Professor
Education:  Ph.D., Mathematics, Temple University
M.A., Mathematics, Wake Forest University
B.S., Mathematics, Minor in Secondary Education, Berry College
Office:  160 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-3032
Area(s):  Multiplicative Invariant Theory


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Dr. Hamm received a BS in Mathematics with a minor in Secondary Education from Berry College in Rome, Georgia in 2006. She then received a Master's degree in Mathematics from Wake Forest University in 2008. She taught for one year at Griffin High School in her hometown of Griffin, Georgia and then returned to graduate school. Dr. Hamm received her doctorate in mathematics from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2014 and began working at Winthrop University upon graduation.

Dr. Hamm is interested in teaching a variety of courses but some that excite her the most are Modern Algebra, Number Theory, Combinatorics, and ACAD 101. She is also interested in working with students on undergraduate research projects. Dr. Hamm is involved in a number of math outreach activities for the community and loves opportunities to share the beauty of mathematics with middle and high school students. She is also a member of the national professional development program called Project NExT.

In her free time Dr. Hamm enjoys spending time with her husband, who also works in the Winthrop math department, and their dog Hugo. She also loves spending time with her friends and family, especially her niece and nephew! She enjoys cooking, reading, running, singing, and learning!

Last updated by rayj 07/31/2020

Last Updated: 8/20/20