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Academics - Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty & Staff

Academics - Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty & Staff

Peter Thompson

Associate Professor of Mathematics Emeritus

Peter Thompson's scholarly interests lie in finance, probability and statistics and he has been teaching courses in these areas at Wabash College since 1997. In 2010, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science added the Financial Mathematics Track to the major.

Outside of Wabash, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Michele, four children Jennifer, Robert, Rachel, and Brian, daughter-in-law Sandi, son-in-laws Seth and John, and grandchildren Elizabeth, Evelyn, Michael, Emma, Abigail and Faye.


ACAS (Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society), in progress (VE, VS, VF, 1, 2, 3F, 3L, 4, C1, C2, 5, 6, COP)

PRM (Professional Risk Manager)
ARM-P (Associate in Risk Management, Public Entities)

ARM (Associate in Risk Management)                            

CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter)
PhD Statistics, University of Illinois
BS Mathematics, University of Minnesota Institute of Technology


MAT 103 - Probability
MAT 104 - Statistics

MAT 178 - Fixed Income Mathematics

MAT 178 - Matrix Algebra with Applications

MAT 112 - Calculus II
MAT 251 - Mathematical Finance
MAT 252 - Mathematical Interest Theory
MAT 253 - Probability Models
MAT 254 - Statistical Models
MAT 277 - Topics in Probability
MAT 353 - Probability Models II
MAT 354 - Mathematical Statistics
MAT 355 - Regression Models
MAT 388 - Topics in Financial Mathematics
MAT 388 - Life Contingency Models

MAT 388 - Mathematics of Financial Derivatives

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