Jeffe Boats

Jeffe Boats

Associate Professor

Dr. Jeffe Boats
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Engineering
Room: 202D
Phone: 313-993-1503
Dr. Jeffe Boats
Areas of Expertise:
Applied Mathematics
Game Theory and Strategy
Poker/Gambling Theory


  • Doctor of Arts, Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon, 1999
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon, 1993
  • B.S., Mathematics, St. Bonaventure University, 1992
  • B.S., Physics, St. Bonaventure University, 1992


Jeffe Boats joined Detroit Mercy in 1998, after two years as an instructor at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is the director of the online and modular algebra sequence, and enjoys teaching a variety of courses, including the Calculus Sequence, Probability and Statistics, The History of Mathematics and, occasionally, a physics class and lab. Boats enjoys playing baseball, chess and poker and spending time with his three kids.


    Areas of Research

    • Graph Theory
    • Probability and Combinatorics
    • Mathematics Education
    • Science Education
    • Archaeological Chemistry