Faculty Profile: Dr. LeRoy Hammerstrom

Professor Mathematics Department


Dr. LeRoy Hammerstrom

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Biographical Notes

  • Dr. Hammerstrom has been teaching at ENC since 1980, and is currently serving as Chair of the Math/Computer Science Department. In 1990 he received the “Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award”, the first to be awarded by the college. He is also a self-taught Macintosh computer programmer, and has primarily programmed software for use in the classroom, several programs of which have been copyrighted. He has contributed to three calculus study guides, and has written an essay on trigonometry for Magill’s Survey of Science. Other professional experience includes some statistical consulting. Dr. Hammerstrom notes that he is studying new ways to “bring math home for those students who need it the most.” He lives in Hingham, MA, with his wife and two sons.


Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics, Northeastern University
  • M.S. University of Nebraska
  • B.A. Mid-America Nazarene College