Distinguished Teaching Professor, Ph.D., 1969
Stanford University: Combinatorics
Alan Tucker started his career at Stony Brook doing research in graph theory and combinatorial algorithms. Increasingly over the past 20 years he has become more and more engaged in projects about school and collegiate mathematics education. He has been the lead author of four major reports from the Mathematical Association of America, including The Mathematical Education of Teachers (2001). He has run a number of large educational grants at Stony Brook and for the Math Association.
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