Math @ Duke

Curriculum Vitae
David A. SmithClick here for a printerready version, or
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Box 90320, Durham, NC 277080320

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 Personal
Born: 1938, New York City
 Education
Ph.D.  Yale University  1963 
B.S.  Trinity College  1958 
 Areas of Research
Mathematics Education
 Areas of Experience
Mathematics education Numerical analysis Mathematical models in the social and biological sciences Uses of computers in mathematics instruction Applications of algebra to combinatorics and number theory Representations of nonassociative algebras
 Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
Fellow, International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 2015 Fellow, American Mathematical Society, 2013 Lifetime Achievemnet Award, NAMI North Carolina, 2009 University of Canterbury (NZ) Visiting Erskine Fellowship, 2001 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1997 EDUCOM Medal, 1995 (with L. C. Moore) Project Kaleidoscope Designation of Project CALC as a Program That Works, 1993 (with L. C. Moore) EDUCOM Award for Best Curriculum Innovation: Mathematics, 1991 NIHMARC Visiting Scientist, Benedict College, 198586 ScholaratLarge, United Negro College Fund, Benedict College, 198485 Carl B. Allendoerfer Award for Expository Writing, MAA, 1977 Valedictorian, Trinity College, 1958 Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society, 1957 Phi Beta Kappa, 1957 (with D. R. Smith) The Steve Jordan Award, NAMI North Carolina, October, 2016
Hero of Hope, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare, May 2016
 Major Grant Support
(with L. C. Moore) The Coordinated Curriculum Library, NSF DUE9752421, 19982001 (with L. C. Moore) Interactive Connected Curriculum Project, NSFDUE 9555407, subcontract on grant to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 199698 (with L. C. Moore) Interactive Modules for Courses Following Calculus, NSF DUE9352889, 199397 (with L. C. Moore) Dissemination of Project CALC Methods and Materials, NSF USE9153272, 199195 (with L. C. Moore) Project CALC: Calculus as a Laboratory Course, NSF USE8953961, 198993 (with L. C. Moore) Development of Calculus, NSF USE8814083, 198889 Acceleration of Convergence, NASA NSG3160, 19771993 Research in Algebra and Combinatorial Theory, NSF GP8902, GP20092, 19681973
 Professional Service
 President, NAMI North Carolina, March 30, 2018  October 10, 2020
 EditorinChief, Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications, 200004
 Member, Illuminations Advisory Committee, September 1, 2002  April 30, 2004
 Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Associate Editor, 19982001
 Planning Committee (Chair, Calculus Subcommittee, 199597), International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 19942001
 NSF National Advisory Panel for ActivityBased Physics Project, Dickinson College, Tufts Univ, Millerville Univ, Universities of Maryland & Oregon, 19952000
 NSF National Advisory Panel for CorePlus Mathematics Project, Western Michigan University, Ohio State University, Universities of Iowa, Maryland, and Michigan, 19922000
 NSF National Advisory Panel for Quality Indicators for Undergraduate Mathematics, Univ of Illinois, Parkland College, & California State Univ at San Marcos, 19972000
 NSF National Advisory Panel for CASIntensive Mathematics Project, Pennsylvania State University & University of Iowa, 19972000
 Planning Committee for Mathfest 2000, Mathematical Association of America, 19992000
 Coordinating Council on Meetings, Chair, Mathematical Association of America, 199498
 CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years (Chair, 199697), Mathematical Association of America, 199197
 Editorial Board, UME Trends, 199196
 Software Reviews Editor, UME Trends, 198996
 Editorial Board, MAA Notes Series, 198993
 Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education (Chair, 198790), Mathematical Association of America, 198593
 Series Editor in Mathematics, CONDUIT, 198590
 Associate Editor, The College Mathematics Journal, 198689
 Associate Editor, Mathematics Magazine, 198185
 Mathematics Advisory Committee (Chair, 197577), CONDUIT, 197277
 Selected Recent Invited Talks
 How People Learn … Mathematics, 2nd International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics, Hersonissos, Crete , Greece, 1 July 2002
 Using Writing to Develop Mathematical Reasoning, Conference on Improving the Reasoning of College Students, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 20 May 2002
 Good and Bad Practice Using Technology in Teaching Calculus, Kansas City, MO, 6 October 2001
 The Mathematical Sciences Digital Library MathDL and its Journal JOMA, Kansas City, MO, 6 October 2001 [html]
 Teaching in a Studio Classroom, MAA's Project NExT Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1 August 2001
 Technology in College Calculus, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 6 June 2001
 What Have We Learned about Learning?, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 25 May 2001
 What Have We Learned about Learning?, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 16 May 2001
 How Does Technology Affect Learning in Calculus?, Orlando, FL, 3 April 2001
 What Have We Learned about Learning?, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 11 May 2000
 The U.S. Census and Pierre Francois Who?, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 20 April 2000
 What Have We Learned about Learning?, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 20 April 2000
 OnLine Interactive Mathematics Materials, American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 21 February 2000
 Mathematics Learning for All: How Can It Be Done?, The Challenge of Diversity: A Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics, Laguna Quays, Australia, 21 November 1999 [htm]
 Mathematics Online: The Present and the Future, International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, San Francisco, CA, 5 November 1999
 The Roles and Responsibilities of an Agent of Change, Project Kaleidoscope 10th Anniversary Celebration, University of Maryland, College Park, 22 October 1999
 What Have We Learned about Learning?, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 10 September 1999
 WebBased Interactive Lab Materials for SophomoreLevel Classes, The Barrett Lectures, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1 June 1999
 Calculus Reform: Why, What, Who, Where, When, Missouri Conference on Calculus for the 21st Century, Osage Beach, MO, 8 October 1998
 Renewal in Collegiate Mathematics Education, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berlin, Germany, 25 August 1998
 Professional Affiliations
Associate Professor Emeritus, Duke University, 2003present Associate Professor, Duke University, 19682002 Visiting Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University, 199394 Visiting Professor, Benedict College, 198486 Visiting Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University, 197576 Assistant Professor, Duke University, 196268
 Publications (listed separately)
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