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Benjamin Van Dyke

Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics

Teaching Focus: Mathematics

Education: B.S., Eastern Oregon University, 1998; M.S., Kansas State University, 2002; Ph.D., Washington State University, 2012


­Dr. Ben Van Dyke joined the faculty at College of the Ozarks in Spring 2021.  He has been teaching mathematics at the college level since 1998.  He earned a master’s degree in mathematics from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Washington State University where he completed his dissertation on derivative free, direct-search optimization.