Union University
Union University Dept of Math



Troy Riggs

Professor of Mathematics - faculty since 1993
1050 Union University Drive, Box 1831
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
PAC C-56
(731) 661-5257


  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1993
  • M.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1989
  • B.S. University of South Dakota 1987

Professional Interests

  • My current research interests are in the history and philosophy of mathematics.
  • I have a broad background in applied mathematics, including training and experience in statistics, stochastic processes and actuarial science.
  • I enjoy working on student research projects with undergraduates.

Personal Interests

  • I enjoy reading, outdoor activites (hiking, camping, rafting, skiing)
    and spending time with my family.

Membership in Professional Societies