Michael W. Raney

Curriculum Vitae


Work Address:

Department of Mathematics

Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH 44074

Oce: (440) 775-5706

Fax: (440) 775-6638

Email: mraney@oberlin.edu



University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. September 1997 – August 2002.

Ph.D., Mathematics, September 2002.

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. January 1991 – May 1996.

M.A., Mathematics, May 1993.

Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. September 1986 – May 1990.

B.A., Mathematics and Physics, May 1990. Summa cum laude.


Academic Positions:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College, Fall 2008 - present.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Fall 2007 - Summer 2008.

Assistant Professor, Marymount University, Spring 2007 - Summer 2007.

Adjunct Lecturer, Montgomery College - Takoma Park/Silver Spring, Fall 2006 -

Summer 2007.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech University, Fall 2004 - Spring 2006.

Assistant Professor, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Fall 2002 - Summer


Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon, Fall 1997 - Spring 2002.

Adjunct Professor, Transylvania University, Spring 1997.

Instructor, Bluegrass Technical and Community College, Fall 1996.

Teaching Assistant, University of Kentucky, Spring 1994 - Spring 1996.

Presidential Fellow, University of Kentucky, Fall 1991 - Spring 1993.


Teaching Experience:

I have taught the following courses or course sequences at least once:

Basic Algebra, Math Concepts, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Elementary Ap-

plied Geometry, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Dis-

crete Mathematics, Applied Combinatorics, Applied Calculus, Calculus, Calculus for the

Biological Sciences, Foundations of Mathematics, Dierential Equations, Linear Algebra,

Modern Algebra for Secondary Teachers, Seminars in Number Theory and Topology.


Research Interests:

Operator theory, systems theory.



Ball, Joseph A. and Raney, Michael W., Discrete-time dichotomous well-posed linear sys-

tems and generalized Schur-Nevanlinna-Pick interpolation, Complex Anal. Oper. Theory

1.1 (2007): 1-54.

Raney, Michael W., Abstract backward shifts of Ūnite multiplicity, Acta. Sci. Math.

(Szeged) 70 (2004), 339-359.