Dr. Daniele Struppa has a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Maryland (1981) and joined Chapman University as Provost in July 2006. Prior to coming to Chapman University, Dr. Struppa had a distinguished career as a Professor of Mathematics, and occupied positions at the University of Milano (Italy), at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa (Italy), at the University of Calabria (Italy) and, since 1987, at George Mason University. He is the author of more than 100 refereed publications, including two books, and he is the editor of several volumes.


While at George Mason, Dr. Struppa served as director of the Center for the Applications of Mathematics, as chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, and as associate dean for graduate studies. In 1997 he was selected dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at George Mason University, a position he held until he joined Chapman University. 
Dr. Struppa has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations, such as the George Mason University Foundation, the Fall for the Book Festival, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the Center for Media and Public Affairs, and the Center for the Arts and Policy.

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