Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education
Jeffrey Stopple is Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, and Professor of Mathematics. His specialty is Analytic Number Theory, which uses calculus and complex numbers to study the distribution of the primes. Stopple received his PhD from UC San Diego in 1986, and, following postdoctoral positions at Stanford University and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, has been at UC Santa Barbara since 1987. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Charles University, Prague in 1997, and is the author of “A Primer of Analytic Number Theory” (Cambridge University Press, 2003.) He has been chair of the Mathematics Department and of Undergraduate Council, and was Associate Dean for the UC Education Abroad Program.