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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

W.C. Morris Building, Room 222
Warrensburg, MO 64093
P:660-543-4930 F:660-543-8013
Dr. Xiaodong Yue, Department Chair


Dr. Phoebe McLaughlin
Professor of Statistics and Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Interest Areas:  Algebra (Semigroups, Coding Theory) Set Theory and Logic, Statistics

Office: WCM 227
Voice: 660-543-8931
Fax: 660-543-8013
Email Address:

Dr. McLaughlin

Primary Teaching Areas
• Abstract and Linear Algebra
• Probabilities and Statistics
• Mathematics of Finance

Classes Regularly Taught
• For general education - Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry,  Calculus for Business and Economics
• For undergraduate math majors – Introduction of Mathematical Statistics, Linear Algebra, Algebra Structures
• For senior and graduate math majors – Mathematics of Finance, Real Number System, Modern Algebra I & II, Matrix Algebra

Primary Research Areas
• Semigroups
• Topological Semigroups

Professional Services
• Associate Editor in Algebra and Number theory for Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences
• Referee for Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences
• Sponsor of The Actuarial Organization, a UCM student organization

Membership of Professional Organizations
• American Mathematics Society
• Mathematical Association of America
• Association for Women in Mathematics
• TeX Users Group

Department News

Computer Science program received grant from Google

Department offers new degree program

Math organization provides entertainment, education for children

Internationally-known math journal published at UCM

Mathematics Student Received 2006 Trjitzinsky Award

Department Faculty Repeat Discovery

Computer Science Grows with Industry

Department Faculty Named Byler Recipient

Department Faculty Found Largest Known Prime Number

Department Received Grant to Fund Math Academy