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Don L. Hancock Faculty Profile

Don L. Hancock

Professor of Mathematics
Natural Science Division, Seaver College
RAC 115

Education

  • PhD, Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1979
  • MA, Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1976
  • BA, Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1973
  • The Borel Structure of Some Non-Lebesgue Sets, Colloquium Mathematicum (in press)
  • Divisibility of a Near-Product, Mathematics and Computer Education, Volume 34 (2000), pages 68-73.
  • Using the Banach-Mazur Game to Introduce Different Sizes of Infinite Sets, Mathematics and Computer Education, Volume 32 (1998), pages 44-50.
  • Emphasizing the Average Value Interpretation of the Definite Integral, Mathematics and Computer Education, Volume 28, Number 3 (1994): pages 295-302.
  • Calculus Reform at Seaver College, Priming the Calculus Pump, MAA Notes Series, Number 17, 1990, pages 259-260.
  • On Some Generalized Lebesgue Points and Transformations, Colloquium Mathematicum, Vol. LIV (1987), pages 295-305.
  • Derivatives and Lebesgue Points via Homeomorphic Changes of Scale,Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Volume 267, Number 1 (1981): pages 197-218.
  • Reader for Advanced Placement Exams in Calculus
  • Southern California Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA): Chair or Member of the Distinguished Teaching Award Committee, 1992-96; Chair or Member of the Executive Committee, 1989-93.
  • State of California Committees on Mathematics Education.

Topics

  • General Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Real Analysis (especially Real Function Theory, including the study of function spaces under homeomorphic transformations)

Courses

  • Real Analysis - Math 531
  • Algebraic Methods - Math 430
  • Linear Algebra - Math 330
  • Calculus I - Math 210
  • Calculus III - Math 212
  • Probability and Linear Algebra - Math 215