Tom Leathrum

Professor of Mathematics
141 Ayers Hall

B.A.: 1988, Johns Hopkins University (majors: Mathematics, Philosophy; departmental honors in Mathematics) M.A.: 1990, Dartmouth College (concentration: Mathematics) Ph.D.: 1993, Dartmouth College (concentration: Mathematics, subfield: combinatorial set theory, advisor: James E. Baumgartner) 1993-1998: Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Berry College (Rome, GA) 1998-Present: Jacksonville State University (Assistant Professor 1998-2004, Associate Professor 2004-2008, Professor 2008-present)

Thomas Leathrum

Courses Taught

  • MS106 Math of Personal Finance
  • MS108 Exploring Mathematics
  • MS110 Finite Mathematics
  • MS112 Precalculus Algebra
  • MS113 Precalculus Trigonometry
  • MS115 Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MS125 Calculus I
  • MS126 Calculus II
  • MS227 Calculus III
  • MS300 Introduction to Advanced Mathematics
  • MS305 Number Theory
  • MS309 Combinatorics
  • MS323 College Geometry
  • MS344 Differential Equations
  • MS352 Linear Algebra
  • MS390 Numerical Analysis
  • MS415 Advanced Calculus I
  • MS416 Advanced Calculus II
  • MS441 Abstract Algebra I
  • MS442 Abstract Algebra II
  • MS451 Functions of a Complex Variable
  • MS505 Basic Logic and Set Theory
  • MS515 Real Variables I

Academic/Research Interests

  • Mathlets


  • American Mathematical Society
  • Association for Symbolic Logic
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Alabama Association of College Teachers of Mathematics


  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1988
  • M.A., Dartmouth College, 1990
  • Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1993