Links to this articles (when appropriate should appear shortly). *indicates an undergraduate co-author


  • J. Kane, J. Rusinko, and K. Thompson. Phylogenetic Derivative: A Tool for Assessing Local Tree Reconstruction (under review)
  •  J. Rusinko. Phylogenetics. Book chapter in the Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics, Second Edition. (accepted for publication)


  • J. Parsley and J. Rusinko. CRP: Collaborative Research Project (A Mathematical Research Experience for Undergraduates). PRIMUS. Vol. 28. October 2017.
  • M. Mauhar*, J. Rusinko and Z. Vernon*.  H-Representation of the Kimura-3 Polytope for the m-Claw Tree. SIAM Journal of Discrete Mathematics. 31.2


  • R. Davidson, J. Rusinko, Z. Vernon*, and J. Xi.  Modeling the distribution of distance data in Euclidean space. Book Chapter in AMS Contemporary Mathematics Series: Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Applied Discrete Mathematics 685


  • K. Abernathy, Z. Abernathy, B. Costner, J. Rusinko and K. Westover. Cultivating a Culture of Undergraduate Research at a Public Comprehensive University. PRIMUS. 27.3


  •  J. Rusinko and M. McPartlon*. Species tree estimation using Neighbor Joining. Journal of Theoretical Biology.  414.
  • R. Davidson, M. Lawhorn*, J. Rusinko., and N. Weber*  Efficient Quartet Representations of Trees and Applications to Supertree and Summary Methods. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. (TCBB) 99.
  • E. Moan* and J. Rusinko. Combinatorics of linked systems of quartet trees. Involve, a Journal of Mathematics.  9.1.
  • J. Coons* and J. Rusinko.  A note on the path interval distance. Journal of Theoretical Biology.  398.



  •  T. Daugherty, J. Rusinko, and T. Griggs. Math Beliefs: Theory Framed and Data-driven Student Success. The Learning Assistance Review. 18.2.
  •  K. Westover, J. Rusinko, J. Hoin* and M. Neal*. Rogue taxa phenomenon: A biological companion to simulation analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  69.1.


  •  J. Rusinko, H. Swan*.  Agent-Based Fabric Modeling using Differential Equations. Journal of the Community of Ordinary Differential Equations Educators.
  •  B. Hipp and J. Rusinko.  Invariant Based Quartet Puzzling. Algorithms Mol Biol.  7.1.
  •  R. Webster*, J. Rusinko, M. Hayes, H. Martin*. Examining the Mathematical Sub-Symbolic Register using Cryptology. Reinvention: A Journal of Undergraduate Research.  5.1.
  •  P. Dukes* and J. Rusinko. Commutation Classes of Double Wiring Diagrams. Involve: A Journal of Mathematics. 5. 2.
  • M. Neal* and J. Rusinko. A History of Elliptic Curves and their Applications. The MathMate. 35. 1.


  • P. Dukes* and J. Rusinko. A Mathematical Origami Puzzle. Ohio Journal of School Mathematics.  64.



  • J. Rusinko. Equivalence of Mirror Families Constructed from Toric Degenerations of Flag Varieties. Transformation Groups. 11.

Look for new work with the following collaborators:  J. Parsley, B. Davis, E. Castner*, Q. Lu*, J. Vandenbussche, J. Maltese*, A. Doherty*, and Y. Cai*