As celebrations continue for our 70th anniversary, we are reaching out to our community for stories and advice in the hope that their accomplishments, accounts, and expertise will inspire other members of our community as they strive to achieve their own aspirations. This webinar is our first episode in a series of interviews with Fulbright Austria alums. Alfred Posamentier will join us on Zoom to share his Fulbright experience and offer advice for current and future program participants. At the end of the webinar, attendees can take part in the Q&A session.
Join us on Zoom as alum Alfred Posamentier shares his Fulbright experience.
Alfred Posamentier holds a PhD in mathematics education from Fordham University and was a US Fulbright scholar at the University of Vienna in 1990–91. As a native of Manhattan in New York, Alfred started his career at Theodore Roosevelt High School in the Bronx as a mathematics teacher and continues his efforts to create math and science curricula. Alfred also went on to teach mathematics at the tertiary level. He is a professor emeritus of mathematics education and a former dean at The City College of New York - The City University of New York (CUNY). Today, Alfred is a distinguished lecturer at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology. Alfred has received a number of awards and honors, including his induction into the New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame and the Grand Medal of Honor from the Republic of Austria. Alfred is an editor of the book series Problem Solving in Mathematics and Beyond and has authored or co-authored more than 75 books.