About Us

The WMMC is run by members of Westfield State University and Westfield Public Schools. We have included some pictures and biographies so you know who to look for at your next event!

Phil DeOrsey

Dr. DeOrsey is an assistant professor at Westfield State University and has been doing mathematical outreach for the past five years. In addition to math circles he has worked with the programs Math on My Mind, Expanding Your Horizons, Technology Student Associations, and Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival.

Brian Jennings

Dr. Jennings is an associate professor at Westfield State University and chair of the mathematics department. He has been active in working with pre-service and in-service teachers for the past 7 years by running professional development workshops on Inquiry Based Learning at both the local and national level.


We acknowledge support from the following organizations

  • The National Security Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Clowes Foundation via the National Association of Math Circles, a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.
  • Westfield State University.
  • The Mathematical Association of America through the Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant Program.

Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant