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About Peter Loth

Peter Loth, Ph.D. is Professor of Mathematics at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Loth has published two books and numerous research articles in various journals and conference proceedings. His areas of research include model-theoretic aspects of abelian group theory and the interaction between topology and abelian groups. His most recent book, Abelian Groups: Structures and Classifications (de Gruyter, 2019), is a research monograph coauthored with Dr. Carol Jacoby.  Before joining Sacred Heart University in 1998, he held visiting positions at Case Western Reserve University and at Muskingum College. Courses he taught include Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, Calculus, Mathematical Structures and Proofs, Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Real Analysis and The Art of Thinking. He has been team advisor for the international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) for over 15 years. Dr. Loth is a member of the American Mathematical Society.
Education: Ph.D., Wesleyan University; M.S., University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.


1998 - Present Professor Mathematics, Sacred Heart University Mathematics Department, College of Arts and Sciences


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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Scholarship Award (Sacred Heart University, 2001)
  • University Research and Creativity Grant (Sacred Heart University, 2004, 2014
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2009-2015
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2011-2015
  • Sabbatical Fall 2022 semester


  • The Art of Thinking
  • Senior Seminar in Mathematics
  • Complex Analysis
  • Real Analysis
  • Mathematical Structures and Proofs
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I, II and III
  • Calculus for Decision Making
  • Precalculus
  • Modern College Mathematics


1991 - 1995 Ph.D. Mathematics, Wesleyan University
1991 M.S. Mathematics, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Contact Information

Mathematics Department
Martire Center BUCM*E367
College of Arts and Sciences


Books (2)

Articles (26)