Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Actuarial Science
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Wilson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Butler University where he has been a faculty member since 2007. His primary role at Butler is teaching Actuarial Mathematics courses and advising students in the Actuarial Science program. Wilson received the 2015 College of Liberal Arts and Science Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is the author/creator of the Abacus Learning Institute online course in probability theory. He is currently pursuing Associateship in the Society of Actuaries and is writing a textbook on mathematical models in finance for undergraduate Actuarial Science majors. Wilson has also taught high school mathematics and music in Mishawaka, Indiana, and in Manchester, England.
Wilson earned his bachelor’s in Music Education and Piano from Indiana University. He holds an MA and a PhD in Mathematics from Indiana University, where he studied noncommutative rings. His current research focuses on a generalization of the crossed product construction.