Jonathan Rowell

Jonathan Rowell

Assistant Professor

Office: Petty 147
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2012
Office Hours: M 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, W 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Degree(s): Ph.D in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University (2003)


Spring 2019
  • MAT-191 LEC (Calculus I), MW 5:00-6:15, PETT 227
  • MAT-310 LEC (Elementary Linear Algebra), MWF 12:00-12:50, PETT 7
  • MAT-593 IND (Directed Study in Mathematics)
  • MAT-699 DTS (Thesis)


Member of the Research Group(s): Applied Math, Mathematical Biology
Current Students: Stephen Steward (M.A.)

Selected Publications

  • Rowell, Jonathan T. “Solution Sequences to the Keyboard Problem and its Generalizations,” Journal of Integer Sequences, 2015. (Accepted)
  • Suarez*, David, P. Suthaharan*, J. Rowell, and J. Rychtar. “Evolution of cooperation in mobile populations.” SPORA – A Journal of Biomathematics, 1, no. 1 (2015): 2-7.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. and Rychtar, Jan. “Cooperative Behavior in Theory and Practice: Leading Undergraduate Research in Behavioral Mathematical Biology.” Letters in Biomathematics, 2:1 (2015): 29-45.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. and Servedio, Maria R. 2012. “Vocal Communications and the Maintenance of Population Specific Songs in a Contact Zone.” PLoS ONE 7(5): e35257.
  • Rowell, Jonathan T. “Tactical Population Movements and Distributions for Ideally Motivated Competitors,” The American Naturalist, 176(5), 2010, pp. 638-650.

Brief Biography

Dr. Rowell earned a Ph.D. in 2003 from Cornell University, and he joined the UNCG faculty in 2012. His primary research studies the application of game theory and differential equations to biological problems ranging from the cellular level to the population level.