Johnny W. Lott discusses his early influences in mathematics and coming to the University of Montana, Missoula as a visiting professor before deciding to work for the University permanently. He describes the establishment of operations research in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, his focus on mathematics education, and working with the Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science (SIMMS) and the National Council of Teachers of Math Projects.
Operations research; Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science; National Council of Teachers of Math Projects; Mathematics education; Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Lott, Johnny W., "Johnny W. Lott Interview, February 8, 2000" (2000). University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project. 11.