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Mathematics educator

Judith Molinar Elkins, American mathematics educator. National Science Foundation Graduate fellow, 1963-1964, 65-66, National Science Foundation Faculty Development fellow, 1981-1982; recipient Lowry Mathematics Teacher award Virginia Council Teachers of Mathematics, 1985.

Background

Elkins, Judith Molinar was born on April 20, 1935 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of John Clement and Gladys Thelma (Burrows) Molinar.

Education

AB, Wellesley College, 1956;Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1959;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1966.

Career

Teacher, Holton-Arms School, Washington, 1956-1958;instructor, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1960-1963;assistant professor, California State University, San Diego, 1966-1967;assistant professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1967-1968;assistant professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1968-1975;from associate professor to professor, Sweet Briar (Virginia) College, 1975-1982;dana professor, Sweet Briar (Virginia) College, since 1982. Director Sweet Briar Computer Conversion-Sloan Foundation, 1978, GTE Science Challenge-Focus Grant, 1990-1993, National Science Foundation ILI Grant, 1992-1994. Director, chair Control Virginia Regional Science Fair, 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active Amherst (Virginia) County School Board, 1980-1984. Commissioner Center Virginia Planning Commission, Lynchburg, 1990-1992. Mistress ceremonies American Council on Exercise-Amherst County High School, 1990-1993.

Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Bryce Lee Elkins, December 31, 1965. Children: Rachel Lee, Asa Mark, Debra Annual.

father:
John Clement Molinar

mother:
Gladys Thelma (Burrows) Molinar

spouse:
Bryce Lee Elkins

children:
Rachel Lee Elkins

Asa Mark Elkins

Debra Annual Elkins