Publications

Books with a Creative Commons License

Books

  • Hodge, Jonathan, Schlicker, Steven, Sundstrom, Ted. Abstract Algebra: An Inquiry-Based Approach. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2014.
  • Sundstrom, Ted. Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, Second Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2007.
  • Sundstrom, Ted. Instructor’s Manual for Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, Second Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2007.
  • Sundstrom, Ted. Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2003.
  • Sundstrom, Ted. Instructor’sManual for Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2003.
  • Beckmann, Charlene and Sundstrom, Ted. Exploring Calculus with a Graphing Calculator. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1992.
  • Beckmann, Charlene and Sundstrom, Ted. Instructor’sManual: Exploring Calculus with a Graphing Calculator. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1992.
  • Beckmann Charlene and Sundstrom, Ted. Graphing Calculator Laboratory Manual for Calculus. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1990.
  • Beckmann Charlene and Sundstrom, Ted. Instructor’s Manual: Graphing Calculator Laboratory Manual for Calculus. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • "Using a Calculator to Check Solutions of Quadratic Equations", The Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 77, No. 4; April, 1984.
  • "Groups of Automorphisms of Simple Rings", Journal of Algebra, Vol. 29, No. 3; June, 1974.

Other Publications

  • Aboufadel, Edward and Sundstrom, Ted. “Viewing the History of the University through MTH 110.” The Grand Valley Review, Spring 2011.
  • The Mathematics of Finance, Second Edition. A seventy-five page supplement for a college algebra course, published at Grand Valley State University, 1990, revised and updated in 1998 and 2010.
  • “Student Assessment for a Technology Based Calculus I Course.” Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1990.

Awards

  • July 2017.  The Daniel Solow Authors Award from the Mathematical Association of America.
  • April, 2005.  Award for Distinguished Teaching of College or University Mathematics from the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Professional Employment

Grand Valley State University

1988 - 2017 Professor of Mathematics

1980 - 1988 Associate Professor of Mathematics

1975 - 1980 Assistant Professor of Mathematics

1973 - 1975 Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics

Courses taught at Grand Valley State University: 
Entire precalculus sequence; calculus sequence; linear algebra; communicating in mathematics; abstract algebra; topology;number theory, modern algebra and calculus for masters in education students.

Education

  • University of Massachusetts

Ph.D. (Mathematics) May, 1973
Dissertation: Groups of Automorphisms of Simple Rings
Dissertation Director: Prof. Wallace S. Martindale, III

M.A. (Mathematics) May, 1970

  • Western Michigan University

B.A. (Summa cum laude) May 1968
Major: Mathematics
Minor: Physics