ARCHIVED: Mathematics faculty member Dan King named Governor of Mathematical Association of America's Metro NY Chapter

Monday, March 28, 2011

Mathematics faculty member Dan King has been elected Governor of the 's Metro NY Chapter. Based in Washington D.C., the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is the nation's primary professional organization focused on mathematics at the undergraduate level, and whose core mission is the support of mathematics education, research, professional development and public policy. King has previously held positions with the MAA both locally as Secretary and Chair of the Metro NY Chapter and nationally as a member of the Committee on Mathematics Across the Disciplines. In addition, he currently sits on the Board of Editors for The College Mathematics Journal, the MAA publication catering to the interests of undergraduate mathematics students and their professors. King has been on the faculty at Sarah Lawrence College for 14 years, teaching a number of unorthodox mathematics courses (The Mathematics of Jorge Luis Borges, The Philosophical Basis of Mathematics and The Theory of Games and Strategy) alongside courses in the traditional undergraduate canon (Statistics, Calculus, Abstract Algebra, Topology).