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Dean , educator , Mathematician

Jerry Porter King, American Mathematician, educator ( sci: math & computer science, Educated)academic dean. Recipient Stabler award for excellence in teaching, Lehigh University, 1976. Member Pennsylvania Association Graduate Schools (president), American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American.

Background

King, Jerry Porter was born on July 9, 1935 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Porter and Annabelle (Robinson) King.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Kentucky, 1958. Master of Science, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1962—1965, associate professor, 1965—1968, professor mathematics, since 1968, associate dean arts and science, 1979—1981, dean graduate school, 1981—1987, professor mathematics, since 1987.

Membership

Member of Mathematics Association American, American Mathematics Society, Pennsylvania Association Graduate Schools (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running.

Connections

Married Jane Connell King, September 5, 1196. Children: Elizabeth Robinson, David Williams.

father:
James Porter King

mother:
Annabelle (Robinson) King

spouse:
Jane Connell King

children:
Elizabeth Robinson King

David Williams King