Bruce Torrence is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon College, where he has worked since 1993. After completing his Ph.D. in pure mathematics at the University of Virginia, he served two years as a visitor at Georgetown University before coming to R-MC. His dissertation is in cobordism theory, a branch of algebraic topology. His masters and bachelors degrees are from the University of Maryland and Tufts University, respectively. Research interests include algebraic topology, graph theory, and combinatorics. He especially enjoys realizing visualizations of abstract mathematical ideas from these disciplines.

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