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Peter B. Sherman, PhD


Adjunct Instructor
College of Professional Studies and Advancement

Programs/Classes Taught:

LAM 106 Basic Statistics

LAM 112 Math Content for Teacher I

LAM 213 Math Content for Teacher II

LAM 220 College Algebra

LAM 308 Exploratory Probability and Statistics

Areas of Expertise:

At the College of Professional Studies and Advancement (CPSA) at National Louis University (NLU), and at other colleges Dr. Sherman is teaching various Math courses to undergraduate and graduate students, including Algebra, Finite Math, Statistics, Foundations of Managerial Mathematics, etc. Dr. Sherman has over thirty five years of teaching, consulting and project management experience in higher education, information technology and financial services. Effective communicator and motivator, he is able to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely to people from diverse backgrounds and skill levels.


Dr. Sherman spent most of his career serving as a Management Consultant to clients on various aspects of financial services, technology and operations. He consulted and managed teams of professionals in such areas as Enterprise Procurement, eProcurement, Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing, Spend Management and Compliance, Project Planning and Management, Systems Development and Implementation, Business Process Analysis, Cost/Benefit Analysis, Vendor Evaluation and Selection.

Since 2010 Dr. Sherman has been teaching Math at various colleges in the Chicago Metro area.


  • M.S. in Computational Mathematics, Voronezh State University, Russia
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Voronezh State University, Russia

Research and Interests:

Dr. Sherman’s interests lie in the fields of Functional Analysis, Statistics and Physics.

Teaching Philosophy: education is essential to every person’s success in life, and Math is one of its most important and basic components. A good Instructor needs to have the ability to clearly explain his subject to students and make them feel his passion for it, understand and appreciate students' different backgrounds, have lots of patience and desire to help each student to succeed, be fair.

Contact Information:



    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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