Mathematics and Science Department

Mathematics Programs

Welcome to Mathematics!

Mathematics is everywhere you look. It is the foundation of the science pyramid, describing all processes and phenomena in our world. Interested? Then, start your mathematics education here.

We offer a variety of math courses, from the developmental with support of in-class tutors and computer programs to Calculus I, II, III, and Differential Equations, providing the foundation for a four-year degree in mathematics, liberal arts and sciences, and prerequisites for many engineering technology courses. You will be trained to use the acquired knowledge for problem solving and logical and critical thinking skills.


Science Programs

Welcome to the Sciences!

Education in the sciences provides students with a means to explore and understand the world in which we live. We offer a broad range of courses in areas such as astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science, oceanography, physics, and environmental science. Whether you are seeking degree completion, transfer to a four-year institution, or want to take courses for personal interest, we have the right course for you! The department encourages all interested students to come for a visit, to sit down with our highly qualified faculty and to tour our many modern science labs.


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Elizabeth M Allen

B.A., B.S., Miami University; M.A., Central Connecticut State UniversityMathematics and Science Department Professor of Mathematics
Office: C206
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9452
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Vandana Basu, Ph.D.

B.A., Vassar College; Ph.D., University of ConnecticutMathematics and Science Department Associate Professor of Chemistry
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9429
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Michael Carta

B.A., M.S., University of DaytonMathematics and Science Department Department Chair and Professor of Chemistry
Office: C168
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9413
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William Dopirak Jr.

A.S., Mohegan Community College; B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A. Central Connecticut State UniversityMathematics and Science Department Professor of Natural Sciences
Office: C130
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9424

Solomon Fissha

M.A. Central Connecticut State UniversityMathematics and Science Instructor
Office: C-248
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9512

Brian Kennedy

B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A., State University of New YorkMathematics and Science Department Professor of Mathematics
Office: C156
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9441

Kelly Molkenthin, Ph.D.

B.S., Fairfield University; M.S., Ph.D.,University of Rhode IslandMathematics and Science Department Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Office: C234
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9455
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Nicola H Ricker

B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. University of New HavenMathematics and Science Department Professor of Science
Office: C270
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9474
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Leslie J Samuelson

B.A., University of California at San Diego; M.S., San Diego State UniversityMathematics and Science Department Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences
Office: C238
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9467
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Sarah B Selke, Ph.D.

B.S., Bates College; Ph.D., University of FloridaMathematics and Science Department Professor of Biology
Office: C214
Faculty Office Hours (860) 215-9470


Michael Carta
(860) 215-9413
Room C168