# Jay Abramson

## Jay Abramson

Principal Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Arizona State University

### Biography

Jay Abramson received a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to arriving at ASU, Jay taught at community colleges and served as Chair of Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC. **Jay was the recipient of Teacher of the Year Awards** at Texas State Technical College and Amarillo College. He has been teaching at ASU since 1998. He enjoys teaching pre-calculus, calculus for engineering, mathematics/science and business majors. Jay has been active in developing and teaching videos to accompany several courses, including Calculus for Engineers, Calculus for Business Majors and Linear Algebra. He is **the recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award for Lecturers**, and **the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Award for Outstanding Instruction and Service**. He has authored four textbooks. He had developed instructional math videos for MAT 210, 211 (Business Calculus 1 and 2) 117 (College Algebra), 265, 266 (Engineering Calculus 1 and 2) and 242 (Linear Algebra).

### Publications

- Abramson, Jay Paul, Isom, Matthew. Mathematical Literacy in a Numerate Society. (2005).
- Abramson, Jay Paul. Skills Check for the text book entitled College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences. (2003).
- Harshbarger, Ronald, Yocco, Lisa, Abramson, Jay Paul. College Algebra in Context with Applications for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences. (2003).
- Abramson, Precalculus, Openstax, Rice University, 2015
- Abramson, Algebra and Trigonometry, Openstax, Rice University, 2015
- Abramson, College Algebra, Openstax, Rice University, 2015