Areas of Study
John Zimmerman is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics. He is responsible for teaching a broad range of courses, but particularly focuses on the mathematics education component. In addition, he chairs the department and is the person students see regarding AP credits, transfer issues, scheduling conflicts, placement questions, and other student concerns. John's primary areas of interest include the history of mathematics, mathematics education, cognitive tutors, technology, and mathematics in the liberal arts tradition. He is an active member in the Mathematics Association of America. He enjoys interacting with K-12 students about the beauty and importance of mathematics and has done many teacher in-service programs.