Stephen Vallette, M.S., M.Ed.

Stephen Vallette
Lecturer, Mathematics
Woodland, 335
Penn State Abington
0119 Sutherland Building
Abington, PA 19001

Teaching experience (along with interests)
Calculus I, Calculus II, Elementary Statistics, College Algebra, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Modern Geometry, Advanced Euclidean Geometry, Introduction to Mathematical Thinking.

Other Interests
Readings in artificial intelligence (Douglas Hofstadter’s Gödel, Escher, Back), Literary readings (C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkein), Spanish explorations (Isabel Allende and Pablo Neruda), Statistical commentaries (David Salsburg’s The Lady Tasting Tea), and Mathematical explorations (such as elliptic curves in Stewart & Tall’s Algebraic Number Theory and Fermat’s Last Theorem, and the general nature of abstract algebra as illustrated in Ash & Gross’s Fearless Symmetry).

Bridge, Chess, Fútbol (soccer), Tennis.

 

M.A. in Mathematics, 2005, Villanova University
M.Ed., core in Mathematics, 1992, Beaver College (now Arcadia University)
B.S., B.Mus., 1985, Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University)