Flath's research has been primarily in algebra with a focus on representation
He is also very active in efforts to reform and invigorate calculus teaching, both by the
inclusion of applications that are meaningful to students and by going beyond analytical
techniques to methods based on graphical and numerical input. He has also looked in to
the mathematical needs of biology students.
EDUCATION: B.S., M.S., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Flath has been teaching at Macalester since 2002.
Rocket Math (with Stan Wagon and Cliff Stoll), The College Mathematics Journal (2004)