Mathematics Faculty

Russell D. Holder (1989)

Associate Professor of Mathematics

  • B.S., M.A., Truman State University;
  • Certificate, The University of the South;
  • Continuing Education , University of Missouri-St.Louis;
  • St. George’s College (Jerusalem)

James J. Johnson (2007)

Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics

  • B.S., Southeastern Louisiana State;
  • M.S., Northwestern State University;
  • Ph.D., Auburn University

Irina Smith (2003)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

  • B.S., Moscow Regional Pedagogical University;
  • M.S., Murray State University
  • M.B.A., Bethel University

Christopher R. Terry (2009)

Instructor of Mathematics

  • B.S., Bethel University;
  • M.A., Murray State University

Jesse Jon Turner (2003)

Department Chair, Professor of Mathematics


  • B.S., Boise State University;
  • M.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Idaho

Sara Rognstad (2012)

Associate Professor of Math