Montie G. Monzingo
Dedman College 2009
Montie G. Monzingo, Associate Professor of Mathematics in Dedman College, earned his B.A. and M.A. at North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) and his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. He joined the SMU faculty in 1966. His major research interests are in number theory, modern algebra and mathematics teacher education. He has served the University in numerous leadership positions, including as chair of the Mathematical Science Division from 1971-72, member of the Faculty Senate from 1972-75 and president of the Faculty Club from 1978-1991. Reflecting his strong commitment to students, Professor Monzingo served as an undergraduate adviser, member of the Student Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees and on the Tutorial Service and Student Center advisory boards. He also taught in SMU's Talented and Gifted Summer Program. In 1994 he received SMU's most highly prized recognition bestowed upon students, faculty and administrators, the "M" Award. He has been honored with three Outstanding Professor Awards, the first Betty McKnight Speairs Endowed Teaching Excellence Award in Mathematics and the Distinguished University Teaching Award of the Texas Section, Mathematical Association of America. He served the MAA as SMU representative, chair of the Texas Section and member of the Board of Governors. He retires as Professor Emeritus of Mathematics.