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Mathematics educator

John Kenneth Truss, British Mathematics educator. Junior research fellow University College, Oxford, England, 1973-1975. Member British Logic Colloquium (treasurer 1990), London Mathematics Society, Royal Academy Music (licentiate), Royal College Organists (associate).

Background

Truss, John Kenneth was born on April 19, 1947 in Watford, England. Son of Clifford Owers and Joyce Mary (Birtwistle) Truss.

Education

Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, Leeds (England) University, 1973.

Career

Lecturer, Oxford (England) University, 1972-1976; lecturer, Paisley (Scotland) College Technology, 1979-1985; visiting fellow, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, 1976-1977; teacher, King Charles' I High School, Kidderminster, England, 1977-1979; lecturer mathematics, Leeds (England) University, 1985-1991; reader mathematics, Leeds (England) University, since 1992. Visiting associate professor Simon Fraser U., Burnaby, B.C., Canada, 1987-1988.

Membership

Member British Logic Colloquium (treasurer 1990), London Mathematics Society, Royal Academy Music (licentiate), Royal College Organists (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, violin.

Connections

Married Priscilla Mary Grasby, September 6, 1969. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Christopher William, Patrick Andrew, Francis Peter.

father:
Clifford Owers Truss

mother:
Joyce Mary (Birtwistle) Truss

spouse:
Priscilla Mary Grasby

children:
Mary Elizabeth Truss

Christopher William Truss

Patrick Andrew Truss

Francis Peter Truss