About Daniel Flath

Flath's research has been primarily in algebra with a focus on representation theory.
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.


Present Visiting Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Macalester College



Research Interests

Algebra and Applications of Mathematics


  • Linear Algebra
  • Complex Analysis
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Mathematical Statistics

Contact Information

Olin/Rice 123
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Journal Articles (16)

Books (9)

Contributions to Books (1)