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Jim Michael Cushing
Professor  Emeritus
Department of Mathematics
Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ  85721  USA


B.A. Magnum cum laude (Mathematics), University of Colorado, Boulder CO, 1964
Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics), University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1968

Professional Positions

2021-present:     Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona
1979-2021:         Professor, University of Arizona
2013-2014:         Vice President of the International Society of Difference Equations
2009-2013:         President of the International Society of Difference Equations
2002-2005:         Associate Head for Computing
1999:                   Visiting Professor, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand
1983-1984:         Associate Head, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
1973-1979:         Associate Professor, University of Arizona
1978-1979:         Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Tubingen, Germany
1971-1972:         IBM Postdoctoral Fellow, Yorktown Heights, New York
1968-1973:         Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
1967-1968:         Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland
1964-1967:         NDEA Fellow, University of Maryland

Professional Recognition

2021  Winner of Bernd Aulbach Prize 
2013  Elected inaugual class of Fellows of the Americal Mathematical Society
2020  Full Member, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society

Editorial Boards

Journal of Biological Dynamics (editor-in-chief)
Journal of Difference Equations and Applications (editor)
Natural Resource Modeling (senior advisory council)
Journal of Dynamics and Games (editor)
Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (editor)
Nonlinear Studies (editor)


For a listing of publications, go to: Publications

Member of

American Mathematical Society
SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
Society for Mathematical Biology
Resource Modeling Association
International Society of Difference Equations


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