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David Lewis Neel

(circa September 2008)


Associate Professor of Mathematics


Educational Background


Professional Experience


Professional Publications


Current Class

MATH 130: Elements of Calculus for Business

Areas of Particular Teaching Interest

Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Probability and Statistics, History of Math


Areas of Personal Interest

Literature: David Foster Wallace, William Gaddis, Virginia Woolf, Penelope Fitzgerald, Thomas Bernhard, David Markson, Flann O'Brien, Denis Johnson, Flannery O'Connor, Helen Dewitt, Haruki Murakami, W.G. Sebald. (See more about my literary tastes here.)

Film: Joel and Ethan Coen; PT Anderson; Wes Anderson; Michelangelo Antonioni; Darren Aronofsky; Noah Baumbach; Charlie Kaufman; Jean-Pierre Melville.

Music: Radiohead, Thelonious Monk, Boards of Canada, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Béla Bartók, Glenn Gould, Robert Johnson, Django Reinhardt, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, PJ Harvey, Tom Waits, Hank Mobley, Zoe Keating, Beth Orton, Imogen Heap/Frou Frou, Sam Phillips, Pulp, Blur, Flaming Lips, Calexico, Múm, Miles Davis (1959 to early 1969).

Theology/Philosophy: Thomas Merton; Clark Pinnock; James K. A. Smith; Stanley Hauerwas; Slavoj Zizek; Theodor Adorno.


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This page last updated on September 25, 2009.


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