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Lisa M. Hansen

Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Western Michigan University, 1990
M.S., Mathematics, Michigan State University, 1992
Ph.D., Mathematics (with emphasis in graph theory and computer science), Western Michigan University, 1997
Office: Herman 308E

Graph theory

Algorithm Design and Analysis

Mathematics and Music

Theory of Computation



First Year Seminar

Mathematics for Elementary Education I and II

Calculus I and II

Discrete Structures I and II

Advanced Discrete Structures


Graph Theory

Real Analysis

Algebraic Structures

Computing for the Arts and Sciences

Computer Science I and II

Cryptography and Network Security

Computer Graphics

Theory of Computation

Design and Analysis of Algorithms


Journal Articles

1. Changes to an IT Program in Response to the IT 2008 Curriculum Guidelines. (with H. Ellis, S. Jackson, L. Tang, and J. Willemain). Proceedings of the 10th SIGITE Conference on Information Technology Education. ACM, New York, NY, 192-198.

2. Distance in stratified graphs. Czech. Math. J. 50 (2000) (with G. Chartrand, R. Rashidi and N. Sherwani)

3. Orientable open domination of graphs. J. Combin. Math. Combin. Comp. 29 (1999) 159 181. (with Y. Lai, B.Q.Yue)

4. Domination in Digraphs Ph.D. Dissertation, Western Michigan University (1997).

5. Orientable step domination in graphs. Congress. Numer. 117 (1996) 129-143. (with Y. Lai, B.Q. Yue)

6. Greatest common divisors and least common multiples of graphs. Period. Math. Hungar. 27 (1993) 95-104. (with G. Chartrand, G. Kubicki and M. Schultz)

7. On a degree problem in graph theory. Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics 23 (1991) 45-53. (with M. Schultz)