Evelyn Potter, PhD
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Physics
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, Mathematics, Texas Lutheran University
MS, Mathematics, Iowa State University
PhD, Applied Mathematics, Iowa State University
Math for Critical Thinking
Dr. Potter’s teaching is focused on introducing college students to mathematical concepts and analytical thinking through guided discovery. Her areas of specialization are functional analysis and approximation theory.
Her interests include analysis, combinatorics, statistics, and inquiry based learning. She has published papers in multivariate approximation theory and has worked in geophysical software development.
At HBU, Dr. Potter is a member of the Recruiting and Admissions committee. She is also a member of Mathematical Association of America and Association for Women in Mathematics.
Outside of mathematics, Dr. Potter enjoys native and tropical gardening and camping.