Dr. John W. Alexander Jr.

Personal

Prefix: Dr.
First Name: John
Middle Name: W.
Last Name: Alexander
Suffix: Jr.

Education

Degree: B.S.
Graduation Year: 1961
Major: Mathematics

Degree: M.A.
Graduation Year: 1965
Major: Mathematics

Degree: Ph.D.
Graduation Year: 1985

Degree: M.A.
Graduation Year: 1987

Degree: Ph.D.
Graduation Year: 1989

Summary

At present (since 1994), Dr. John (Jack) W. Alexander is President of the National Association of Mathematicians (NAM).

Biography

Dr. Alexander was born in Salem, Ohio.

Professional Activities: State Department Mathematics Consulting Director to the West African Regional Mathematics Program (1970-77); Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co., Corporate Actuarial Department (1978-81); Futures Group Think Tank, Glastonbury, Connecticut, Chief Statistician (1981-82); Wentworth Institute of Technology, Associate Professor (1982), Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1984-90); University of the District of Columbia (1990-97), Chair, Mathematics Department (1992-95); National Academy of Sciences, Staff Officer and Research Mathematician for the Board on Mathematical Sciences (1995-96), Director of the Board (1996-7); 1998 - 2002 Spelman College Chair and Professor of Mathematics.

Lifetime

Year Born: 1938