Shanise Walker  Ph.D. Student in Math., expected graduation Spring 2018  
Awards: JJL Hinrichsen Teaching Award (2016), Graduate College Teaching Award (2016)  

Zhanar Berikkyzy  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 02 May 2016  
Dissertation: The edit distance function: Forbidding induced powers of cycles and other questions [link to digital repository @ ISU] 



2017present: Visiting Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside 20162017: Lecturer at Iowa State University 
Kirsten Hogenson  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 12 April 2016  
Dissertation: Random and deterministic versions of extremal poset problems [link to digital repository @ ISU] Awards: Aggie Ho Teaching Award (2016), Graduate College Teaching Award (2013) 



2016present: Visiting Assistant Professor at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 
Lucas Kramer  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 09 April 2014  
Dissertation: On diamondfree subposets of the Boolean lattice: An application of flag algebras [link to digital repository @ ISU]  


2017present: Assistant Professor at Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA 20152017: Assistant Professor at Bethel College, North Newton, KS 20142015: Visiting Instructor at Carroll College, Helena, MT 
Chelsea Peck  M.S. in Mathematics, 11 March 2013  
Thesis:
On the edit distance from a cycleand squared
cyclefree graph [link
to digital repository @ ISU] Award: Henry Thielman Award for Outstanding Master's Thesis (2013) 


Jason Smith  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 28 March 2012  
Dissertation: Induced saturation number [link to digital repository @ ISU]  


2012present: Tenuretrack
Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the
Division of Science and Mathematics at
Graceland
University, Lamoni, IA 
Tracy McKay  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 27 March 2012  
Dissertation:
The edit
distance function for graphs: an exploration of
the case of forbidden induced K_{2,t} and other questions [link
to digital repository @ ISU] Awards: Alberta Wolfe Research Fellowship (2011), Graduate College Teaching Award (2010) 



2017present: Lecturer in the
at Dickinson
College, Carlisle, PA 20122017: Visiting Assistant Professor at Dickinson College 
Brendon Stanton  Ph.D. in Mathematics, 07 April 2011  
Dissertation: On
Vertex Identifying Codes for Infinite Lattices
[link
to digital repository @ ISU] Awards: Aggie Ho Pure Mathematics Award (2011), Graduate College Teaching Award (2010) 



2012present: Working for the US Government 20112012: Tenuretrack Assistant Professor at The Citadel, Columbia, SC 
Laura Walters  M.S. in Mathematics, 16 April 2008  
Creative Component: Investigation of the use of finite frame theory in cryptography  
2008present: Faculty at Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, IA 
Eric Hansen  M.S. in Mathematics, 30 April 2007  
Creative Component: Analysis of the singular value decomposition in data hiding  
Currently: Actuarial Analyst at Milliman, Inc. Health Insurance Consulting, Milwaukee, WI 