Professor Bruce H. Edwards, Ph.D.

Professor Bruce H. Edwards
  • University of Florida
  • Dartmouth College
I love mathematics and tried to communicate this passion to others, regardless of their mathematical backgrounds.
Dr. Bruce H. Edwards is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Florida. Professor Edwards received his B.S. in Mathematics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College. After his years at Stanford, he taught mathematics at a university near Bogot·, Colombia, as a Peace Corps volunteer. Professor Edwards has won many teaching awards at the University of Florida, including Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council Teacher of the Year, and the University of Florida Honors Program Teacher of the Year. He was selected by the Office of Alumni Affairs to be the Distinguished Alumni Professor for 1991-1993. Professor Edwards has taught a variety of mathematics courses at the University of Florida, from first-year calculus to graduate-level classes in algebra and numerical analysis. He has been a frequent speaker at research conferences and meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has also coauthored a wide range of mathematics textbooks with Professor Ron Larson. Their textbooks have been honored with various awards from the Text and Academic Authors Association.

"Not only does Professor Edwards obviously enjoy math; it seems he loves teaching even more. He manages to keep the course interesting from start to finish, and his way of presenting should appeal to a very broad range of students."


"I have so enjoyed how Dr. Bruce Edwards has conducted the teaching and lecturing process. He has made the learning such a joyful and encouraging journey."


"Professor Edwards’ presentation in this excellent Great Courses course is logical and clear. His carefully chosen examples are especially insightful and illuminating."

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