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How to Improve a Math History Assignment - References - About the Author

Author(s): 
Christopher Goff (University of the Pacific)

References

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About the Author

Christopher Goff is associate professor of mathematics at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.  In addition to math history, his mathematical interests range from the representation theory of Hopf algebras to the intersection of mathematics and popular culture.  He is a member of the MAA and the AWM, and has organized the on-site reception for LGBT mathematicians at the Joint Meetings for each of the last few years.  He is currently serving as the Chair of the MAA’s Golden Section.

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