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Mathematics educator

Stephen Francis West, American Mathematics educator. Recipient Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching award State University of New York, 1991. Member Mathematics Association American, National Council Teachers Mathematics, Association Mathematics Teachers New York State (president 1988-1989, journal editor since 1991).

Background

West, Stephen Francis was born on November 29, 1946 in Oswego, New York, United States. Son of Emmett J. and Louise Wheeler (Johnson) West.

Education

Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Oswego, 1968; MST, Rutgers University, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1979.

Career

Teacher mathematics, Pulaski (New York) Academy, 1968-1979; assistant instructor, University Texas, Austin, 1976-1978; associate professor, State University of New York, Geneseo, since 1979. Speaker in field.

Membership

Member Mathematics Association American, National Council Teachers Mathematics, Association Mathematics Teachers New York State (president 1988-1989, journal editor since 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, restoring classic cars.

Connections

Married Kristine Elizabeth Metroka, January 28, 1967. Children: Michelle, Jennifer, Holly, Stephen J.

father:
Emmett J. West

mother:
Louise Wheeler (Johnson) West

spouse:
Kristine Elizabeth Metroka

children:
Michelle West

Jennifer West

Holly West

Stephen J. West