Jonathan Rowell

Jonathan Rowell

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Office: Petty 147
Starting year at UNCG: 2012
Office Hours: Virtual: R 12:00pm-1:00pm


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


Fall 2022
  • MAT-183 LEC (Biomathematics), MWF 11:00-11:50, Petty Science Building 227
  • MAT-183 LEC (Biomathematics), MWF 1:00-1:50, Petty Science Building 223
  • MAT-183L LAB (Biomathematics Lab), R 4:00-5:50, Graham Building 313
  • MAT-183L LAB (Biomathematics Lab), R 12:00-1:50, Graham Building 313
  • MAT-603 PRC (Practicum Teaching of Math)


Member of the Research Group(s): Applied Math, Mathematical Biology

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.