**EDUCATION**

Ph.D. in Mathematics, North Carolina State University

M.S. in Mathematics, North Carolina State University

B.S. in Mathematics, Virginia Commonwealth University

**RESEARCH**

Graph theory and algebra, in particular, product graphs, domination in graphs and algebraic monoids.

**SELECTED PUBLICATIONS**

Direct product factorization of bipartite graphs with bipartion-reversing involutions (with G. A. Asmerom, R. H. Hammack, C. Larson), *SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics*, 23(4), 2010, pp. 2042–2052.

Bruhat order on J-classes of reductive monoids, *Semigroup Forum*, Vol. 78, 2009, pp. 7–13.

Perfect r-codes in strong products of graphs (with G. A. Asmerom, R. H. Hammack), *Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications*, Vol. 55, 2009, pp. 66–72.

Factorial properties of graphs (with G. A. Asmerom, R. H. Hammack), *Australasian Journal of Combinatorics*, 44, 2009, pp. 256–262.

Perfect r-codes in lexicographic products of graphs, *Ars. Combinatoria*, Vol. 93, 2009, pp. 215–223.

Total perfect codes in tensor products of graphs (with G. A. Asmerom and R. H. Hammack), *Ars Combinatoria*, Vol. 88, 2008, pp. 129-134.

Fine Bruhat intersections for reductive monoids, *International Journal of Algebra and Computation*, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2006, pp. 1181-1196.

**PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS**

American Mathematical Society

Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications

**HONORS and AWARDS**

Nominee for Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Humanities and Sciences, VCU 2014

Nominee for Distinguished Advising Award, College of Humanities and Sciences, VCU 2013

Maltbie Teaching Award, N.C. State University, 2004

Outstanding Teaching Award, N.C. State University, 2000