Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Jonathan Rowell, Assistant Professor

Jonathan

Office: Petty 147
Email address: jtrowell@uncg.edu
Starting year at UNCG: 2012
Office hours: M 10:30-11:30 R 1:00-3:00

Education

Ph.D in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University (2003)

Teaching

Fall, 2014
  • MAT 191-06 LEC (Calculus I), MWF 12:00-12:50, Petty Building 223
  • MAT 293-01 LEC (Calculus III), MWF 9:00-9:50, Petty Building 223
Spring, 2015
  • MAT 191-03 LEC (Calculus I), MWF 2:00-2:50
  • MAT 394-01 LEC (Calculus IV), MWF 10:00-10:50
Summer Session 1, 2015
  • MAT 115-01D WTX (College Algebra)

Research Interests

Mathematical Biology, Applied Math

Selected Recent Publications

  • Rowell, Jonathan T. and Servedio, Maria R. 2012. “Vocal Communications and the Maintenance of Population Specific Songs in a Contact Zone.” PLoS ONE 7(5): e35257.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. “Tactical Population Movements and Distributions for Ideally Motivated Competitors,” The American Naturalist, 176(5), 2010, pp. 638-650.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. “The Limitation of Species Range: A Consequence of Searching Along Resource Gradients,” Theoretical Population Biology, 75(2-3), 2009, pp. 216-227.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. and Maria R. Servedio. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Evolution of Mate Preference Among Strategically Allocated Males.” The American Naturalist, 173 (1), 2009, pp. 12-25.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T., Stephen P. Ellner, and H. Kern Reeve. “Why Animals Lie: How Dishonesty and Belief Can Coexist in a Signaling System,” The American Naturalist, 168, 2006, pp. E180-204.

Brief Bio

Dr. Rowell earned a Ph.D. in 2003 from Cornell University, and he joined the UNCG faculty in 2012. His primary research studies the application of game theory and differential equations to biological problems ranging from the cellular level to the population level.