Ed Oxford was born and raised in Stamps, Arkansas. After graduating from New Mexico State University, he served on the faculty of the University of Southern Mississippi for eleven years prior to joining the faculty of Baylor University in 1982. He enjoys natural scenery and visiting art museums.
Early on, Ed did research in Abelian groups. His current interests include combinatorics, apportionment, and voting.
Chairman of the Louisiana-Mississippi Section of the Mathematical Association of America, 1980-1981
Director of Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Baylor University, 1992-1996
Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University, 1996-1997
Chair, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University, 1997-2004
Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern Mississippi, 1973
Mortar Board, Baylor University, 1996