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Adam Hammett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics



Dr. Hammett taught at the college level for seven years before coming to Cedarville in 2015. His area of expertise is combinatorial probability, which typically involves analyzing a randomly selected element from a large, finite collection of similarly constructed objects. He maintains an active research program and has supervised numerous undergraduate research projects. These projects usually involve a combination of theoretical mathematics and computer programming. Dr. Hammett also maintains connections to organizations espousing free-market economics. He is an active member of the American Enterprise Institute’s network of Christian scholars, Values & Capitalism.


Ph.D. in Mathematics, The Ohio State University

B.S. in Mathematics, Westmont College


  • Spending time with my wife, Rachael, and four kids: Isabelle, Madison, Daniel, and Esther
  • Any games that involve strategy
  • Spending time outside, usually hiking or biking
  • Free-market economics


Expert Topics:

  • Combinatorial Probability
  • Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms