Daniel Maxin

Associate Professor of Mathematics


Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN, 46383

e-mail: daniel dot maxin at valpo dot edu




Research Interests: Mathematical Biology and Epidemiology, Population Dynamics

 Curriculum Vitae        


1.       D. Maxin, L. Berec,  A. Bingham*, D. Molitor* and J. Pattyson*, Is more better? Higher sterilization of infected hosts need not  result in reduced pest population, June 2014,

J. Math. Biol., DOI : 10.1007/s00285-014-0800-0, pdf


2.       D. Maxin and L. Sega, A generalized two-sex logistic model, J. Biol. Dynamics, 7(1)(2013), 302-318, pdf


3.      L. Berec and D. Maxin, Why have parasites promoting mating success been observed so rarely?, J. Theor. Biol., (342)(2014), 47-61, pdf


4.      L. Berec and D. Maxin, Fatal or harmless: extreme bistability induced by sterilizing, sexually transmitted pathogens, Bull. Math. Biol, 75(2)(2013), 258-273 pdf


5.      D. Maxin, L. Berec, M. Covello*, J. Jessee*, M. Zimmer*, The impact of sexually abstaining groups on persistence of sexually transmitted infections in populations with ephemeral pair  bonds, J. Theor. Biol., 292 (2012), 1-10, pdf


6.      L. Berec and D. Maxin, Double impact of sterilizing pathogens: added value of increased life expectancy on pest control effectiveness, J. Math. Biol., 64(7) (2012), 1281-1311, pdf


7.      D. Maxin, T. Olson* and A. Shull*, Vertical transmission in epidemic models of sexually transmitted diseases with isolation from reproduction, Involve, 4-1, (2011), 13-26 pdf


8.      D. Maxin and L. Berec, A two-sex demographic model with single-dependent divorce rate, J. Theor. Biol., (265)(4)(2010), 647-656 pdf


9.      D. Maxin, Proving that three lines are concurrent, C.M.J. (March, 2009) pdf


10.  D. Maxin, The influence of sexually active non-reproductive groups on persistent sexually transmitted diseases, J. Biol. Dynamics 3(5)(2009) 532-550 pdf


11.  D. Maxin and F.A. Milner, The role of sexually abstained groups in two-sex demographic and epidemic logistic models with non-linear mortality, J. Theor. Biol. 258(3)(2009), 389-402 pdf


12.   D. Maxin and F.A. Milner, Effects of Non-Reproductive Groups on persistent sexually transmitted diseases,  Math. Biosc and Engin.  4(2007) 505-522 pdf

(*)  undergraduate co-author