David Patterson discusses his academic and professional career as a mathematician. He describes teaching at the University of Montana, Missoula, as well as the growth he has witnessed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences since he started in 1985. Patterson also discusses multidisciplinary projects he has participated in, the future of mathematics, and his favorite activities in the Missoula, Montana area.
Missoula, Montana; Mathematics; Mathematics education; Multidisciplinary projects
University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (6 p.: 28 cm.)
Patterson, David, "David Patterson Interview, circa 1999" (1999). University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project. 1.