The IWU Mathematics and Computer Information Sciences faculty provide a supportive, Christ-centered community that offers engaging experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Courses for our programs are taught by professors who hold Ph.D.s. These gifted instructors also meet individually with students, host social events in their homes, support student clubs, host guest lecturers and departmental colloquia where students and faculty present on advanced topics, provide opportunities for students to participate in math competitions, present at professional conferences, are active in professional organizations, and much more.

Robert Mallison; MS, PhD Assoc Prof; Mathematics bob.mallison@indwes.edu Department - Mathematics Division - Math & Computer Science


Dr. Mallison was born on May 24, 1958, in Hastings, Michigan. He married Norma Mallison, and they have four children Robert III, Lindsay Leck (married to Joe), Lauren, and Lycia Taylor (married to Josh). They also have four grandchildren. After graduating from Marion College, and then from Purdue, Dr. Mallison spent 20 years as an actuary. In 2003, he returned to academia to complete his Ph.D. in Mathematics.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1979, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • M.S., 1981, Purdue University
  • M.S., 1983, Purdue University
  • Ph.D., 2007, IUPUI


Dr. Mallison is still involved in the actuarial profession. He has also been one of the primary contributors in the development of a Minor in Actuarial Science for Math majors who wish to pursue an actuarial career.