Daniel Johnston

Visiting Assistant Professor

Skidmore College

Email: djohnst1 at skidmore dot edu

About me: My area of research is Graph Theory and Combinatorics. This Fall, I am starting as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, and previously held similar 2-year positions at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT, and Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. I completed my PhD under the supervision of Ping Zhang at Western Michigan University.


  • 2015 Ph.D. in Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Advisor: Professor Ping Zhang

Dissertation: Edge Colorings of Graphs and Their Applications

Completed a rigorous interdisciplinary liberal arts and science program based on reading and discussing seminal great works of western civilization.