Christina Edholm

Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Office Address: Miller 107
Office Phone: (909) 607-1772
Email: cedholm@scrippscollege.edu

Academic History

  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
    Co-Advisors: Richard Rebarber and Brigitte Tenhumberg
  • M.S. Mathematics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • B.A. Mathematics, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics, specific focus on Mathematical Biology, including management of invasive species using control theory and epidemiological modeling.

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending time with my puppy and partner. Additionally, traveling around the local area along with trips outside of the country. To unwind I enjoy a good book or watching a movie or TV show.

Selected Research and Publications

  • Christina J. Edholm, Leslie Hogben, My Hyunh, Josh Lagrange, Darren Row, Vertex and edge spread of zero forcing number, maximum nullity, and minimum rank of a graph, Linear Algebra and its Application 436 (2012): 4352-4372
  • Tyler Massaro, Christina J. Edholm, Rachel Grotheer, Isabel Chen, Yiqiany Zheng, Howard Chen, Simone C. Gray, A county-level analysis of persons living with HIV in the southern United States, Taylor & Francis Online, (2015)
  • Chris Guiver, Christina Edholm, Yu Jin, Markus Mueller, Jim Powell, Richard Rebarber, Brigitte Tenhumberg, Stuart Townley, Simple adaptive control for positive linear systems with applications to pest management. SIAM J. Appl. Math., 76(1), (2016), 238275
  • Levy, B., Edholm, C., Gaoue, O., Kaondera-Shava, R., Kgosimore, M., Lenhart, S., Lephodisa, B., Lungu, E., Marijani, T., Nyabadza, F., Modeling the role of public health education in Ebola virus disease outbreaks in Sudan, Infectious Disease Modelling, (2017)
  • Christina J. Edholm, Richard Rebarer, Brigitte Tenhumberg, Chris Guiver, Stuart Townley, Yu Jin, Management of Invasive Insect Species using Optimal Control Theory, Ecological Modelling 381 (2018): 36-45.
  • Christina J. Edholm, Blessing O. Emerenini, Anarina L. Murillo, Omar Saucedo, Nika Shakiba, Xueying Wang, Linda J. S. Allen, Angela Peace, Searching for superspreaders: Identifying epidemic patterns associated with superspreading events in stochastic models, In Understanding Complex Biological Systems with Mathematics, vol 14. Springer, (2018) 1-29

Courses Taught

  • Fall 2019
  • MATH 030 SC - Calculus I
  • MATH 032 SC - Calculus III