OSSM Faculty - Main Campus
School Year 2016-17
Kurt Bachmann, Ph.D., Columbia University
Monique Baxter, M.A., University of Texas-Pan American
Sara Marie Bodenstein, M.Div., Duke University
Brian Chance, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Kelly Chaves, M.A., University of Melbourne
Kyler Daugherty, B.S., University of Central Oklahoma
Virginia Ann Dell, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Clint Givens, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
Shayne Johnston, Ph.D., Princeton University
Sean Jones, M.S., University of Oklahoma
Sharon Jorski, M.L.Sc., University of Oklahoma
David Kighuradze, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Mark Y. Li, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Ruibo Li, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Xifan Liu, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Michelle McCargish, M.A., Oklahoma State University
Jan Post, Ph.D., State University of Groningen
A.K. Fazlur Rahman, Ph.D., Australian National University
Brent Richards, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Amy Roberson, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Jayanta K. Rudra, Ph.D., Lehigh University
Farideh A. Samadzadeh, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
Christopher Shrock, Ph.D., Baylor University
William Underwood, Ph.D., University of Tulsa
Dan Vossen, B.A., Central State University
Frank Y. H. Wang, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scott Wilkins, M.A., State University of New York, Brockport
Foreign Language Instructors
French - Geraldine Cummings and Evrade Same
German - Hannelore Jones
Spanish - Karina Zegarra Paz and Andrea Hernandez
Latin - Terry Whenry
Chinese - Wenhong Wu
Japanese - Taeko Marsaln
- Is OSSM a private school?
No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature. The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year. OSSM is categorized as a state agency. See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines.
- What is the tuition to attend OSSM?
There is no tuition for an Oklahoma resident student to attend the school. Room and board are provided by the state. Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.
- Who can attend OSSM?
OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school. Applications are due in March of the sophomore year. OSSM now accepts nonresident and international students for paying tuition.
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How have OSSM graduates helped Oklahoma's economy?
Of the 1,400+ OSSM graduates since 1992, more than half who have completed a degree and have entered the workforce are working in Oklahoma. Ten of those have started their own businesses in our state. An independent report credits OSSM with a $40 million economic impact in Oklahoma.