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Craig Tennenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Interim Academic Director, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences


Decary Hall 341
Biddeford Campus
On campus
Eligible for Student Opportunities

Craig is from Maryland and Indiana, and has taught in Colorado, California, and North Dakota. He lives in Portland, ME with his wife, 2 kids, and 2 cats. Craig likes board games, cooking, indoor rock climbing, and spending time outdoors with his family.




University of Chicago
University of Colorado
University of Colorado Denver


Combinatorial Game Theory
Extremal graph theory


Current research

Graph theoretic applications in the sciences, Combinatorial Game Theory, Graph Theory

Selected publications

Recent publications:

M. Huggan, C. Tennenhouse, "Genetically Modified Games", Integers, 21b, (2021)

K. Burke, M. Ferland, M. Fisher, V. Gledel, C. Tennenhouse, "The Game of Blocking Pebbles", Integers, 21b, (2021)

J. McDonald, G. Puleo, C. Tennenhouse, "Packing and Covering Directed Triangles", Graphs and Comb., 36, 1059–1063, (2020)

C. Tennenhouse, "Edge-critical G,H colorings", Ars Combin., Vol. 138, (2018) 403-413


Other scholarly activity

A colleague and I wrote a book on Combinatorial Game Theory and Discrete Mathematics. 

Research interests

Extremal graphs, Combinatorial game theory

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