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

2017 Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

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