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Matthew Moynihan

Matthew Moynihan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Department/Affiliation: Mathematics
Phone: 330-263-2123
Office Address: 309 Taylor


  • B.A., St. Olaf College, Mathematics 2007
  • Ph.D., Brandeis University, Mathematics 2012

Courses Taught at Wooster

  • Math in Contemporary Society
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • Problem Seminar
  • Calculus with Algebra B

Research Interests

Permutation Enumeration, Combinatorial Hopf Algebras, Relationships between Permutation Statistics and Subalgebras of the Group Algebra of the Symmetric Group, the Combinatorics of Coxeter Groups

Recent Senior Theses Advised

  • My Ticket to Becoming an Athletic Director: An Analysis of the Graph Theory Behind Sports Scheduling (Samuel Swartz, 2013)
  • The Torus and Graph Theory (Kyla Davis, 2013)


  • Nichol KL, Tummers K, Hoyer-Leitzel A, Marsh J, Moynihan M, et al. 2010 "Modeling Seasonal Influenza Outbreak in a Closed College Campus: Impact of Pre-Season Vaccination, In-Season Vaccination and Holidays/Breaks," PLoS ONE 5(3): e9548.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009548