Bradley, W. James 1943-
Bradley, W. James 1943-
Born 1943. Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., 1964; University of Rochester, Ph.D., 1974; Rochester Institute of Technology, M.S., 1982.
U.S. Peace Corps, Washington, DC, volunteer high school teacher of mathematics and science in India, 1964-66; Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, assistant professor, 1971-78, associate professor of mathematics and director of Computer Center, 1978-80; Nazareth College, Rochester, associate professor of mathematics and computer science and department chair, 1981-86; Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, professor of mathematics and computer science, 1986-2005, director of assessment and institutional research, 2005—. U.S. Department of State, William C. Foster fellow, 2000-01; guest speaker at colleges and universities, including Wilfrid Laurier University, Western Michigan University, U.S. Air Force Academy, Hope College, and U.S. Naval Academy.
Association for Institutional Research, Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, Mathematical Association of America, Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences.
Best paper awards, Military Operations Research Society, 2001, 2002; Meritorious Honor Award, U.S. Department of State, 2001; award of excellence, professional resource category, Associated Church Press Convention, 2003, for a magazine article.
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1988.
(With Allen Tucker, Robert Cupper, and Richard Epstein) Fundamentals of Computing II: Abstraction, Data Structures, and Large Software Systems, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1993.
(With Allen Tucker, Robert Cupper, and others) Fundamentals of Computing I: Logic, Problem Solving, Programs, and Computers, Pascal Revised Edition, with laboratory manual, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1994.
(With Allen Tucker, Robert Cupper, and others) Fundamentals of Computing I: Logic, Problem Solving, Programs, and Computers, C++ Edition, with laboratory manual, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1995.
(With Allen Tucker, Robert Cupper, and Richard Epstein) Fundamentals of Computing II: Abstraction, Data Structures, and Large Software Systems, C++ Edition, with laboratory manual, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1995.
(With Kurt Schaefer) The Use and Misuse of Data and Models: The Mathematization of the Social Sciences, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 1998.
(Editor, with Russell W. Howell) Mathematics in a Postmodern Age: A Christian Perspective, William B. Eerdmans Publishing (Grand Rapids, MI), 2001.
Contributor to mathematics books. Contributor to periodicals, including International Journal of Systems Science, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Mathematical Social Sciences, Computer Science Education Journal, Perspectives, and Banner. Editor, Journal of the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Choice, November, 2001, D. Robbins, review of Mathematics in a Postmodern Age: A Christian Perspective, p. 548.
Christian Century, March 22, 2003, Jennifer Galovich and Thomas Q. Sibley, review of Mathematics in a Postmodern Age, p. 55,
Isis, March, 2004, Eileen Magnello, review of Mathematics in a Postmodern Age, p. 173.
Journal of Recreational Mathematics, summer, 2002, Lamarr Widmer, review of Mathematics in a Postmodern Age, pp. 212-213.
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