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Josiah Reiswig

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Academic Background
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics, University of South Carolina
Phone Number:
(864) 231-5573
Josiah Reiswig

What classes do you teach at Anderson?

Calculus 1 and 2, Differential Equations, and College Geometry

What year did you start teaching at AU?


Why teach at AU?

AU affords me the opportunity to educate the whole student. In class, I am able to approach learning with a Christian anthropology and epistemology which allows us to view mathematics in its rightful place.


I enjoy playing racquet sports, volleyball, and board games with my wife and friends.

Places you've lived

Boise, Idaho; Fargo, North Dakota; Columbia, South Carolina

What do you find most enjoyable about working at Anderson University?

Teaching at Anderson University affords me the opportunity to engage students not only mathematically but also in how mathematics relates to their worldview. Seeing students grow academically, personally, and spiritually throughout their college years is a rewarding and worthwhile experience.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Each course I teach assumes a student-centered posture, regularly employing active learning in the classroom. Students not only see mathematical processes but also get to apply them in class.


É. Czabarka, J. Reiswig, L.A. Székely, Zhiyu Wang, Midrange crossing constants for
graph classes, Indian Journal of Discrete Mathematics , Volume 5, Issue 1, 23-35 (2019).

S. Erickson, A. Goyt, J. R., Aphid sequences: turning Fibonacci numbers inside out,
Mathematics Magazine 91 (2018), no. 3, 198–205.

R. Doughty, J. Gonda, A. Morales, B. Reiswig, J. R., K. Slyman, D. Pritikin, Arranging
kings k-dependently on hexagonal chessboards. Involve 9 (2016), no. 4, 699–713.