# Math Department Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

Joining the math faculty are Lecturer **Dr. Mariah Barnes-Gonzalez**, Postdoctoral Associate **Dr. Will Erickson**, Assistant Professor **Dr. Christoph Fischbacher**, Lecturer **Dr. Ian Grigsby**, Undergraduate and Graduate Program Coordinator **Ms. Julie Posey** and Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow **Dr. Mads Reynolds**.

Dr. Mariah Barnes-Gonzalez came to Waco from the University of Denver, where she received a Ph.D. in Mathematics with research in Non-associative Algebra, specifically working with loops and quasigroups.

**Mariah Barnes-Gonzalez**

Dr. Will Erickson taught high-school and middle-school mathematics and Latin for eight years, before pursuing his doctorate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

**Will Erickson**

Dr. Christoph Fischbacher received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He enjoys teaching math classes closely related to physics.

**Christoph Fischbacher**

Dr. Ian Grigsby comes to us from Omaha, Nebraska but received his Ph.D. from Baylor in August 2021.

**Ian Grigsby**

Ms. Julie Posey received her bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and comes from a different side of the education world from Education Service Center Region 12 here in Waco.

**Julie Posey**

Dr. Mads Reynolds joined Baylor University right after receiving his Ph.D. degree from Baylor this past summer.

**Mads Reynolds**

Welcome aboard!