Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
Dissertation: "Efficient Quotient Representation of Meromorphic Functions"
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign
B.A. in Mathematics and Physics, Greenville College
Senior Honors Papers: "Computer Program Transformations" and "Numerical Solution of
the Problem of Heat Flow in a Wedge"
Contributed to “Interactive Figures,” which appears in the MyLab™ Math online course
for the Thomas’ Calculus, 14th Edition textbook.
Contributed essay to Festschrift: “My Name is Frank and That’s Who I Am” (ISBN: 978-0-9964165-0-4)
Where Do You Find Software Reviews?: talk co-authored with Bob Glasgow and presented
Nov. 15, 1992, and appearing in Proceedings of Fifth Annual International Conference
on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics.
Visualization in Calculus II: talk presented Nov. 16, 1991, and appearing in Proceedings
of Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics.
Math Games for All Ages, presented February 2019 at Interface A and B Conference.
Math Games for All Ages, presented November 2018 at Missouri Council of Teachers of
Mathematics Conference, Columbia, MO.
Calculus Animations with GeoGebra, presented November 2018 at the National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in Kansas City, MO.
Integrating Faith and Discipline Beyond the Classroom, presented June 2017 at the
ACMS Conference, Charleston, SC.
PreCalculus Animations with GeoGebra, presented October 3, 2015 at the Kansas City
Regional Mathematics Technology Expo.
Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented March 27, 2015 in Rolla, MO at the Missouri
Section of the Mathematical Association of America Spring Conference.
Learning from Mistakes on the MCTM Middle School Contest: presented December 5, 2014
at MCTM Conference in Columbia, MO.
Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented April 18, 2013 at the National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting in Denver.
International Baccalaureate, Grader, 2006-2013
Math Praxis online scoring, Grader, 2011-End of project
Sample selection meeting, May 2011
Promoted to Scoring Leader, June 2011
AP Calculus Exam reader, 2002-2008
Reviewed a section of a new PreCalculus book by Shulz, Briggs, Cochran, 2012
Reviewer for NSF AP Incentive Grants in February, 2005
Mathematical Association of America
Member since 1981
American Mathematical Society
(MAT)^2-Missouri Mathematics Association for the Advancement of Teacher Training
Member since 1995
Served as President, 2004-2005
Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences
Member since 1991
Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Member since 2002
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Member since 2004
Southwest Missouri District Association of Mathematics Teachers
Member since 2002
Honors and Awards
Parkway Distinguished Professor Award, SBU, 2011
Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010 Outstanding Post-Secondary Teacher
of the Year Award. One award given annually to a Missouri post-secondary teacher.
College of Science and Mathematics Faculty Service Award, SBU, 2007
Faculty Life Beautiful Award, SBU, 2006
Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
Core group leader
Adult handbells member
Assists with student handbells group
Coordinates Math Contests
As of Oct. 2019, the count is at 78 contests with about 14,930 students participating.
Runs Math Contest Camps
Over 14 years have had 36 weeks of camp with 835 campers attending.