Faculty Bio

Natalie Frank

Professor of Mathematics

Natalie Priebe Frank got her Ph. D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been in the mathematics department at Vassar College since 2000.   Her research is primarily on hierarchical tilings in two dimensions, which she looks at from dynamical, ergodic theoretic, and topological perspectives.  She also enjoys investigating the artistic beauty of self-similar tilings.   Her husband Scott Frank is an applied mathematician at Marist College, and they have two sons Jeremy and Ethan.