George McRae discusses his academic background before coming to teach at the University of Montana, Missoula. He describes receiving a National Science Foundation fellowship and going to the University of Washington, Seattle to complete his Ph. D. work, as well as his time teaching at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. McRae compares his experiences at different universities, discusses the atmosphere on college campuses during the student civil rights and war protests of the 1960s, and describes his work in the development of the field of computer science.
Computer science; Mathematical 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 (13 p.: 28 cm.)
McRae, George, "George McRae Interview, December 6, 1999" (1999). University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project. 14.