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LEE J STEMKOSKI

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., Dartmouth College (2006)
M.A., Dartmouth College (2003)
M.A., Boston University (2001)
B.A., Boston University (2001)

Recent Courses

Graphical User Interface Programming
History Of Mathematics
S/T: Introduction To Game Programming
Theory Of Numbers

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Mathematics courses:
Calculus 1 (Differential), Calculus 2 (Integral), Calculus 3 (Multivariable), Linear Algebra, Math Honors Seminar, Proofs and Abstract Reasoning, Geometry (Euclidean and Non-Euclidean), Advanced Mathematical Modeling, Mathematical Biology, Actuarial Science, Analysis, Abstract Algebra 1, Abstract Algebra 2, and History of Mathematics.

Computer Science courses:
Introduction to Computer Programming (Java), Discrete Structures, Cryptography, and Video Game Programming.

Student research topics directed:
Mathematical Modeling, Complexity, Game Theory, Group Theory, Knot theory, and History of Mathematics.

Research Interests

History of Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling, Number Theory

Book Chapters

C. Lathrop and L. Stemkoski (2007). Parallels in the Work of Leonhard Euler and Thomas Clausen. In R. Bradley, L. D'Antonio, C.E. Sandifer (Eds.). Euler at 300: An Appreciation. (pp. 217-226). Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America.

D. Klyve and L. Stemkoski (2007). The Euler Archive: Giving Euler to the World. In R. Bradley, L. D'Antonio, C.E. Sandifer (Eds.). Euler at 300: An Appreciation. (pp. 33-40). Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America.

D. Klyve and L. Stemkoski (2007). Greaco-Latin Squares and a Mistaken Conjecture of Euler. In W. Dunham (Eds.). The Genius of Euler: Reflections on his Life and Work. (pp. 273-288). Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America.


Refereed Articles

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Klyve, D., Stemkoski, L., and Tou, E. (2011), Teaching and Research with Original Sources from the Euler Archive. Convergence, (8).

Bradley, R. and Stemkoski, L. (2011), When Nine Points are Worth But Eight: Euler's Resolution of Cramer's Paradox. Convergence, (8).

Stemkoski, L. (2010), Parameterized Knots. Loci Featured Items, (2).

Stemkoski, L. and Storm, C. (2009), Applets and Activities for Real Analysis. Loci Resources, (1).

Stemkoski, L. (2009), Teaching Time Savers: The Homework Self-Evaluation Challenge. FOCUS: The Newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America, (4), 13.

Stemkoski, L., and Tou, E. (2009), Explicit Construction of Arithmetic Lattices in SL(3,R). International Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, (4), 53--64.

Stemkoski, L. (2009), Investigating Euler's Polyhedral Formula Using Original Sources. Convergence, (6).

Klyve, D. and Stemkoski, L. (2006), Graeco-Latin Squares and a Mistaken Conjecture of Euler. College Mathematics Journal, (1), 2--15.

Kim, P., Stemkoski, L., and C. Yuen (2001), Polynomial Knots of Degree Five. MIT Undergraduate Journal of Mathematics, (3), 125--135.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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(2013). The Work of Leonhard Euler related to Fermat's Last Theorem. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. San Diego, CA.

(2012). The Coeffcient Space of Polynomial Knots. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. Boston, MA.

(2011). Applications of Calculus to Game Theory: The Prisoners' Dilemma. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. New Orleans, LA.

(2010). Alternative Forms of Assessment in Mathematics. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. San Francisco, CA.

(2010). Online Articles from J.O.M.A. to Loci. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. San Francisco, CA.

(2009). Agent-Based Models of Population Segregation. In Adelphi University Faculty Works in Progress Seminar. Garden City, NY.

(2008). Analyzing Strategies for Interaction: Game Theory in a Calculus Course. In MathFest 2008. Madison, WI.

(2007). Agent-Based Models of Species Interaction and Reproduction. In Adelphi University Interdisciplinary Science Symposium. Garden City, NY.

(2007). The Unpublished Notebooks and Manuscripts of Leonhard Euler. In The Pohle Colloquium. Garden City, NY.

(2007). Cataloging and Publishing Euler's Works: A History. In MathFest 2007. San Jose, CA.

(2007). The Euler Archive: Illuminating the Life and Times of Leonhard Euler. Embassy of Switzerland, Washington D.C..

(2007). Investigating Euler's Polyhedral Formula Using Original Sources. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. New Orleans, LA.

(2006). The Fuss Index vs. the Enestrom Index: An Euler Archive Update. In Euler 2K+6. Albany, NY.

(2006). The Prisoners' Dilemma and the Evolution of Cooperation. In Norwich University Colloquium Series. Norwich, VT.

(2006). A Trace Formula for Compact Quotients of SL(3,R) and Weyl's Law. In Joint Mathematics Meetings. San Antonio, TX.

(2005). From the Riemann Zeta Function to the Selberg Trace Formula. In Middlebury College Mathematics Department Seminar. Middlebury, VT.

(2005). Simulating Evolution using the Iterated Prisoners' Dilemma. In Dartmouth College Graduate Student Seminar. Hanover, NH.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Book Review: "Geometry with an Introduction to Cosmic Topology" by M. Hitchman, The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library, December 2009.

Book Review: "In Search of the Riemann Zeroes" by M. Lapidus, The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library, June 2008.

Book Review: "The Art of Mathematics" by J. P. King, The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library, January 2008.

Book Review: "The Early Mathematics of Leonhard Euler" by C. E. Sandifer, The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library, March 2007.

Interviewed for "The Euler Archive: An Interview with the Founders" in FOCUS: The Newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America, January 2007

Honors and Accomplishments

Project NExT Fellow (2006--2007)

Phi Beta Kappa (The Nation's Oldest Academic Honor Society; Inducted 2001)

Pi Mu Epsilon (National Mathematics Honor Society; Inducted 2000)

Professional Activities

Mathematical Association of America liaison to Adelphi University

Reviewer for MAA Reviews

Acting Secretary, The Euler Society