Dr. William Butske specializes in algebraic geometry and number theory. His research interests include endomorphism rings of Jacobians and Galois representations. Winner of the 2019 Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award, Dr. Butske has helped organize the Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, which spotlights and celebrates the work of undergraduate mathematicians, and assisted the department in hosting the annual Rose-Hulman High School Mathematics Competition.

Teaching Interests

  • Algebraic geometry
  • Number theory

Research Interests

  • Endomorphism rings of Jacobians
  • Galois representations

Awards & Honors

2019 - Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Purdue University, 2005
  • MSc, Wayne State University, 1997
  • BSc, Wayne State University, 1996