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Dr. Justin Hoffmeier

Dr. Justin Hoffmeier



1657 Garrett-Strong


660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2014

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Mathematics (codiscipline: Physics); University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • M.S. Mathematics; University of Central Missouri
  • Secondary Certification; Missouri Western State University
  • B.S. Mathematics and Statistics; University of Missouri – Kansas City

Courses Taught

  • Abstract Algebra – Groups
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I & II
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • General Statistics
  • Math Skills
  • Mathematical Methods for Elementary Teachers
  • Trigonometry
  • Number Theory with Applications

Academic Interests

  • Commutative Algebra
  • Homological Algebra

Scholarly Activity


  • A. Croll, R. Dellaca, A. Gupta, J. Hoffmeier, V. Mukundan, D. R. Tracy, L. Sega, G. Sosa, and P. Thompson. (2018) Detecting Koszulness and related homological properties from the algebra structure of Koszul homology. Nagoya Mathematical Journal, 1-39. doi: 10.1017/nmj.2018.20
  • J. Hoffmeier, J. Lee. (2018). On a connection between local rings and their associated graded algebras. Involve, Vol. 11, No. 2.
  • J. Hoffmeier, L. Sega. (2017). Conditions for the Yoneda algebra of a local ring to be generated in low degrees. J. Pure Appl. Algebra, No. 221.
  • J. Hoffmeier, N. Baeth. (2009). Atoms of the relative block monoid. Involve, Vol. 2, No. 1.


  • Detecting Koszulness from Koszul homology, AMS Meeting, special session, Pullman, WA, April, 2017.
  • Golod homomorphisms and powers of the maximal ideal of a local ring, UNL Commutative Algebra Seminar, Lincoln, NE, January, 2016.
  • Homological properties of compressed Gorenstein rings, KUMUNU jr, Lincoln, NE, April, 2014.
  • Generalized Koszul properties and K2 rings, AMS Meeting, special session, Lubbock, TX, April, 2014.
  • On generalizing Koszul properties, University of Kansas Seminar, Lawrence, KS, November, 2013.
  • Generalized Koszul properties of compressed Gorenstein rings, AMS Meeting, special session, Saint Louis, MO, October, 2013.
  • Atoms of the relative block monoid, MAA Meeting, Kirksville, MO, April, 2009.

Student Group Advisement

  • Pi Mu Epsilon - Mathematical Honor Society