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132 Polk Science Building
863.680.3770
avaldivia@flsouthern.edu

 

 

Aaron Valdivia, Jr., Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

"I believe that a great teacher is one that makes students realize their potential to learn on their own and take charge of their own learning experience."

Dr. Valdivia received a B.S. in Mathematics from Salisbury University in Maryland in 2006, started graduate school in the same year at Florida State University, and graduated with a
Ph. D. in mathematics in December 2011.

Courses Taught

Elementary Statistics; Social World Algorithms

Education     

Ph.D., M. S., Mathematics, Florida State University
B.S., Mathematics, Salisbury University

Recent publications

Sequences of pseudo-Anosov mapping classes and their asymptotic behavior;
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1006.4409.pdf  To appear in the NY Journal of Mathematics.

Pseudo-Anosov Sequences with asymptotically small dilation
http://www.math.fsu.edu/-avaldivi/thesis.pdf