Matthew McMullen

Matthew McMullen



Towers Hall 138

Senior Instructor
Department of Mathematics & Actuarial Science

Matthew McMullen grew up near Syracuse, NY and received his B.S. from Loyola University Maryland.  After teaching at Towson Catholic High School for a year (Carmello Anthony was a sophomore there at the time!), he attended graduate school at The Ohio State University and received his M.S. in Mathematics.  His research is in statistics education and mathematical problem solving.

When not teaching, he likes to run, watch soccer (COYS!), speed solve Rubik’s Cubes, travel, and spend time with his wife and son.


  • The Ohio State University, Master of Science, 2003
  • Loyola University Maryland, Bachelor of Science, 1999

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

  • Mathematical problem solving
  • Statistics Education
  • Publications

  • “A Drunken Walk in Las Vegas: Catalan Convolutions and Gambling” Mathematics Magazine, February 2020
  • “Playing with Blocks,” Math Horizons, April 2018
  • Several problems published in Math Horizons, Mathematics Magazine, and Pi Mu Epsilon Journal
  • Affiliations & Awards

    • Mathematical Association of America