Peele, Rhodes

TitleAssociate Professor
DepartmentMathematics & Computer Science
Office HoursBy Appointment
Office Location310B Goodwyn Hall

Rhodes Peele decided that he wanted to be a mathematician at age 13, after reading The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions by Martin Gardner. His research specialty is combinatorics; if you are curious about this part of mathematics, click on for an authoritative and accessible introduction.

Dr. Peele’s hobbies are chess, bridge, backgammon, and classical piano. Since his appointment to AUM in 1990, he has worked to bring a major chess tournament, the Queen of Hearts, to the AUM campus every February. He has three cats that he adores; their names are Spades, Tiger and Koko.

EducationPh.D. in Mathematics, 1978, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S. in Mathematics, 1972, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S. in Applied Mathematics, 1970, North Carolina State University