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Alex W. Neal Riasanovsky Ph.D. in Mathematics, 13 April 2021
Dissertation: Two problems in extremal combinatorics
Awards: Lambert Graduate Assistantship (2019), Graduate College Teaching Award (2018)
2020-present: Postdoctoral scholar at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology [Homepage]
Shanise Walker Ph.D. in Mathematics, 27 March 2018
Dissertation: Problems in extremal graphs and poset theory 
Awards: Robert J. Lambert Teaching Excellence Award (2018), J.J.L.  Hinrichsen Teaching Award (2016), Graduate College Teaching Award (2016)
2018-present: Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire [Homepage]
Zhanar Berikkyzy Ph.D. in Mathematics, 02 May 2016

Dissertation: The edit distance function: Forbidding induced powers of cycles and other questions
Awards: Mathematics Department Research Award (2016), Alberta Wolfe Research Fellowship (2015), Graduate College Teaching Award (2014)

2020-present: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT [Homepage]
2017-2020: Visiting Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside
2016-2017: Lecturer at Iowa State University
Kirsten Hogenson Ph.D. in Mathematics, 12 April 2016 
Dissertation: Random and deterministic versions of extremal poset problems
Awards: Aggie Ho Teaching Award (2016), Graduate College Teaching Award (2013)
2020-present: Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY [Homepage]
2016-2020: Visiting Assistant Professor at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Lucas Kramer Ph.D. in Mathematics, 09 April 2014
Dissertation: On diamond-free subposets of the Boolean lattice: An application of flag algebras

2021-present: Data Analyst at the Avera Hospital System, Sioux Falls, SD
2017-2021: Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA
2015-2017: Assistant Professor at Bethel College, North Newton, KS
2014-2015: Visiting Instructor at Carroll College, Helena, MT

Chelsea Peck M.S. in Mathematics, 11 March 2013
Thesis: On the edit distance from a cycle-and squared cycle-free graph
Award: Henry Thielman Award for Outstanding Master's Thesis (2013)
Jason Smith Ph.D. in Mathematics, 28 March 2012
Dissertation: Induced saturation number

2017-present: Associate Professor of Mathematics at Graceland University
2012-2017: Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Graceland University, Lamoni, IA [Homepage]
Board member, Iowa MAA, 2015-2017

Tracy McKay Ph.D. in Mathematics, 27 March 2012
Dissertation: The edit distance function for graphs: an exploration of the case of forbidden induced K2,t and other questions
Awards: Alberta Wolfe Research Fellowship (2011), Graduate College Teaching Award (2010)
2017-present: Lecturer of Mathematics and Computer Science at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. [Homepage]
2012-2017: Visiting Assistant Professor at Dickinson College
Brendon Stanton Ph.D. in Mathematics, 07 April 2011
Dissertation: On Vertex Identifying Codes for Infinite Lattices 
Awards: Aggie Ho Pure Mathematics Award (2011), Graduate College Teaching Award (2010)
2012-present: Working for the US Government
2011-2012: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at The Citadel, Columbia, SC
Laura Walters M.S. in Mathematics, 16 April 2008
Creative Component: Investigation of the use of finite frame theory in cryptography
2008-present: Faculty at Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, IA
Eric Hansen M.S. in Mathematics, 30 April 2007 
Creative Component: Analysis of the singular value decomposition in data hiding
Currently: Actuarial Analyst at Milliman, Inc. Health Insurance Consulting, Milwaukee, WI