Fred Hickling

Interim Chair and Associate Professor

MCS 233

(501) 450-3614


Education: Ph.D. University of California

Current Courses: Linear Algebra, Calculus I, Introduction to Abstract Algebra II

Office Hours:

Research Interests: 

Topology, Mathematical Physics, Economics

I began my career essentially trying to answer the question “What is the possible structure of the Universe?” Thus, I’ve worked in low dimensional topology (knot theory) and in differential equations. Recently I have become interested in the following¬†question: What is the most stable wealth distribution? This has led me into tax policy.