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About Otis C. Wright III, Ph.D.

Dr. Wright serves as professor of mathematics and has been at Cedarville since 2002. He received his B.Sc.(Hons.) (1987) in applied mathematics from the University of Sydney, Australia, and his Ph.D. (1991) in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University. His research publications are in the field of nonlinear wave equations with applications to nonlinear optics. Dr. Wright spent several years teaching mathematics overseas before coming to Cedarville and enjoys tennis, swimming, serving in the Awana ministry of his local church, and spending time with his family.


Present Professor of Mathematics, Cedarville University Department of Science and Mathematics


Research Interests

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  • Beautiful Math Structures and Thinking
  • Calculus
  • College Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Dynamical Systems
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Theory of Interest

Contact Information

Department of Science and Mathematics
Cedarville University
ENS 369


Dissertation (1)

Refereed Journal Articles (19)

Invited Lectures (1)

Conference Presentations of Refereed Papers (7)