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Mathematics educator

Jerome Spanier, American Mathematics educator. Recipient Westinghouse Distinguished Svc. awad, 1963, President's medal Claremont Graduate School, 1990; fellow National Science Foundation, 1952-1955, University of Chicago, 1951-1952; grantee United States Energy Research and Development Administration, 1976-1980, National Science Foundation, 1976-1980; Fulbright sr.rsch. scholar Massey U., New Zealand, 1990.


Spanier, Jerome was born on June 3, 1930 in St. Paul. Son of David Howard and Anne (Goldman) Spanier.


Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1951; Master of Science, University of Chicago, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1955.


Senior mathematician and fellow mathematician, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, 1955-1966; advisory mathematician, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, 1966-1967; member technical staff, N. American Rockwell Science Center, 1967-1970; group leader mathematics group, N. American Rockwell Science Center, Thousand Oaks, California, 1970-1971; professor mathematics, co-director mathematics clinic to director mathematics clinic, The Claremont Graduate School, since 1971; dean of faculty, The Claremont Graduate School, 1982-1987; vice president academic affairs and dean of faculty, The Claremont Graduate School, 1985-1987; vice president academic affairs, dean graduate school, The Claremont Graduate School, 1987-1990. Visiting professor Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1981, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zurich, 1981. Lecturer in field.



Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mathematics Association, American Association of University Professors, International Association Mathematics Modeling, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Bernice Hoffman, August 31, 1952. Children: Stephen, Ruth, Adrienne.

David Howard Spanier

Anne (Goldman) Spanier

Bernice Hoffman

Stephen Spanier

Ruth Spanier

Adrienne Spanier