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Mathematics educator

Gerard Alan Venema, American Mathematics educator. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Council on Undergraduate Research.

Background

Venema, Gerard Alan was born on January 26, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard James and Carrie (Van Surksum) Venema.

Education

AB, Calvin College, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Utah, 1975.

Career

Instructor mathematics, University Texas, Austin, 1975-1978; from assistant professor to professor, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, since 1979; department chairman mathematics, computer science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1990-1994. Visiting associate professor of University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1984-1985. Member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1977-1979, 88.

Visiting professor mathematics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994-1995.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Council on Undergraduate Research.

Connections

Married Patricia Marie Omta, December 27, 1969. Children: Sara, Emily, Daniel.

father:
Richard James Venema

mother:
Carrie (Van Surksum) Venema

spouse:
Patricia Marie Omta

children:
Sara Venema

Emily Venema

Daniel Venema