Mandi A. Schaeffer Fry, PhD
Mandi A. Schaeffer Fry is an associate professor of mathematics at MSU Denver. Her research is in the field of representation theory of finite groups, an area of theoretical mathematics. She is passionate about undergraduate research – she loves to introduce students to her area (and to mathematical research) through independent studies and undergraduate research projects. In her time at MSU Denver, she has mentored numerous students on independent studies and research projects, many resulting in presentations and/or publications. Dr. Mandi grew up in Peoria, AZ and earned her B.S. and Ph.D in Mathematics from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. She spent a year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Michigan State University before finding her home at MSU Denver in 2014. She loves the students, faculty, and environment at MSU Denver, and counts herself extremely lucky to have found such a great place to share her enthusiasm for math and research! In her free time, Dr. Mandi is a competitive weightlifter and dabbles on the flying trapeze!