Steve Krone

Professor of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Office: 421 Brink Hall
E-mail: krone "at" uidaho "dot" edu

Ph.D. 1990, University of Massachusetts

Research Interests

  • Stochastic Processes and Mathematical Biology; especially
    • stochastic and deterministic mathematical models in (microbial) ecology and epidemiology
    • population genetics and evolutionary biology
    • coalescent theory
    • opinion dynamics
    • combining experimental and theoretical approaches
    • diffusion processes and differential equations.

  • Research Papers

Teaching: Spring 2024

  • Math 453/538, Stat 453/544 (Stochastic Models)

Some Previous (upper level) Courses Taught

PhD Students

  • Koffi Sampson: 2004, coalescent theory
  • Yongtao (Grant) Guan: 2006, MCMC, spatial models, evolutionary biology
  • Wei Wei: 2008, spatial models, ecology and evolution of viruses
  • Xue Zhong: 2009, spatial models, horizontal gene transfer in bacteria
  • Pavitra Roychoudhury: 2013, spatial models, adaptive evolution of viruses


  • Dilara Ally: adaptive evolution of viruses