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Adelaide Akers

Adelaide Akers

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Economics

Campus Box 4027

Building Science Hall

Room 243

  • 620-341-5342

Campus Box 4027
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
Office: Science Hall 243

Joined the department in 2017


Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (2017)

M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (2013)

B.S. Mathematics, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO (2011)

Research Areas

My primary research is in the area of steady water waves, which lies at the intersection of nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, functional analysis, and dynamical systems.

Professional Highlights

  • Project NExT Fellow
  • Member of Mathematical Association of America
  • Member of Kappa Mu Epsilon


  • MA 161 Calculus I
  • MA 240 Discrete Mathematics
  • MA 701 Mathematical Proofs

Planned: Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations course, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations


Cooking (and eating!) new recipes
Singing and learning to play various musical instruments
Everything baseball/softball
Playing board games
Studying philosophy and theology