Log In

Carl Herbert Denbow Edit Profile

Mathematics educator

Carl Herbert Denbow, American, Greek Mathematics educator. Ford Foundation fellow Harvard, 1955-1956. Director Peace Corps training program, Cameroon, 1963-1964. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi (pres.1957-1959).

Background

Denbow, Carl Herbert was born on December 13, 1911 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward Clifford and Edna Esther (Gigax) Denbow.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1932;Master of Science, University of Chicago, 1934;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1937.

Career

Assistant professor Ohio University, Athens, 1936-1942, professor, since 1950. Associate professor United States Naval Postgraduate School, Annapolis, Maryland, 1946-1950. Chair Ohio University mathematics department, 1953-1955, 65-67.

Chair investigatory committee United States Department State and Ohio University, Cambodia, summer 1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Contributions to the Calculus of Variations, 1937, Foundations of Mathematics, 1959. Author: College Algebra, 1970. Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Director Peace Corps training program, Cameroon, 1963-1964. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi (president 1957-1959).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, Civil War, chess.

Connections

Married Stefania A. Björnson, June 5, 1939. Children: Carl Jon, Stefania Denbow-Hubbard, Signe.

father:
Edward Clifford Denbow

mother:
Edna Esther (Gigax) Denbow

spouse:
Stefania A. Björnson

children:
Carl Jon Denbow

Stefania Denbow-Hubbard Denbow

Signe Denbow