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Department of Mathematical Sciences : Mathematica Militaris

Mathematica Militaris

Mathematica Militaris, in publication since 1989, serves as a forum for exchanging ideas, views, experiences and studies concerning mathematics education at the five Federal Service Academies.  As an online journal, it provides faculty the opportunity to formally present these thoughts to the academies and beyond.  Example topics are pedagogy, use of technology in the classroom, course and thesis projects, curriculum, and instructor and career development.
Contributions are always welcome. Please see the contact information below and the current call for papers.
Benefits of Publication in Mathematica Militaris:
1.  It provides a sense of pride and accomplishment in formally organizing thoughts about something.
2.  It is a forum to share thoughts with your academy and the other academies.
3.  It is a place to advertise your interests with others and build network connections and future collaborations.
4.  It illustrates independent scholarship (resume or portfolio builder for promotion or job selection).
5.  It is an outlet for Master Teacher activity.
6.  It is a place to publish preliminary work for writing in a more scholarly publications.

Current Edition

  • The Value of Air Force Sabbaticals to Operations, Academia, and Cadets - Dr. Ralph Boedigheimer, Dr. Michael Brilleslyper, Dr. Dale Peterson, and Dr. Bradley Warner, USAFA
  • An Application of Matrix Theory to Baseball Rankings - Dr. David Joyner, USNA
  • Humans are Underrated: Geoff Colvin on the Importance of Empathy - Dr. Caroline Melles, USNA











Previous Editions (Link)  

Submitting Papers (Link)


    Contact Information
    Editor in Chief
    LTC Hickman
    Managing Editors
    Dr. Ivan Dungan
    ​Dr. Mee Seong Im
    ​​MAJ Chané Jackson
    CPT Patrick Kuiper
    ​​CPT Andrew Plucker
    ​​LTC Everett Williams 
    Articles should be submitted (as a latex file) to the editors at and with the words "Mathematica Militaris" in the subject line.
    Article Submissions
    Mailing Address Editor, Mathematica Militaris
    United States Military Academy
    646 Swift Road
    West Point, NY 10996-1905