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2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Mathematics

Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 5th Floor of the Student-Faculty (SF) building, Room 570.
Hours Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3434


Professor Emeritus

Donald L. Wolitzer, Ph.D. Northeastern University


Associate Professor Emerita

Chung-Hsing OuYang, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley



Kevin E. Callahan, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Julie S. Glass (Chair), Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

Kathleen Hann, Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Massoud Malek, Ph.D. University of Houston

Julia Olkin, Ph.D. Rice University

Shirley Yap, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania


Assistant Professors

Ehsan Kamalinejad, Ph.D. University of Toronto (Canada)

Jesus Oliver, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Andrea Arauza Rivera, Ph.D. University of California, Riverside


Graduate Coordinator: Julia Olkin

Department Statement

Mathematics is an intriguing, interesting and beautiful subject.  It is also challenging and rigorous.  Students are drawn to mathematics because of its clarity and the joy of discovering solutions to difficult problems.  The Department of Mathematics offers strong Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees that include a variety of courses intended to prepare students for a career in any mathematics related field or other areas that value quantitative and problem-solving skills.  The program allows flexibility in breadth and depth where students can choose among courses with applied and pure emphases.  The faculty are committed to creating a welcoming environment and providing opportunities for all students to explore mathematics within and beyond the classroom.  

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Mathematics Department has to offer.

  • Advising
  • Problem of the Month
  • Awards & Scholarships
  • Resources
  • Math Department Placement Exam
  • Student Clubs
  • And more…


    Bachelor of Science


    Master of Science

    Single Subject Matter Preparation Certificate Programs

    Single Subject Matter Preparation Program


      MathematicsMathematics: Graduate