Feldman, Leonard (1923-1998)

Feldman, Leonard (1923-1998)

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Mathematics and Computer Science

Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1957 Ed.D.

Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, 1950 MA

Queens College, New York, NY, 1948 BS

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1957-1992

Columbia University, Assignment at Makerere University, Uganda, 1968-1970

Secondary Schools, 1950-1957

Administrative and Professional Experience

Technical Writer, Electron Tube Group, New York University, 1948‑1950.

Selected Publications


Metric Measurement, Uganda Publishing House, 1969.

Introductory Algebra for Mature Students (Self‑published for SJSU use), 1978‑1989.

Introductory Mathematics, University of California Office of Independent Study, 1986.

Editor, Mathematical Learning, Gordon & Breach, New York, 1969.

Editor, Mathematics Texts for Primary School Students and Teachers, Uganda Publishing House, 1969, 1971.


Professional Journals‑Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

Personal Commentary

I am active professionally. In 1996‑1997, I shall be chairing a panel at the annual California Mathematics Council‑Northern Conference, and serving as consultant to authors for a National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook. Both of these projects focus upon an historical view of mathematics education.

My wife has been designated as "Distinguished Woman Artist of the Year, 1996," by the Fresno Art Museum, with a survey exhibition there.

Date Completed: 9/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Feldman, Leonard (1923-1998)