Assistant Professor Carl Yerger started at Davidson in 2010, after completing a doctorate at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization. He holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a B.S. in Mathematics with a humanities concentration in Economics from Harvey Mudd College. Professor Yerger has an interdisciplinary focus on discrete algorithms in mathematics and computer science, as well as an interest in economic applications. He has co-authored a number of papers, starting as an undergraduate and continuing through his professional career, including an internship at the National Institute for Informatics in Tokyo Japan. Among his awards include a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship and a Winston Churchill Foundation scholarship. Professor Yerger's broad interests include tennis and korfball.