Dr. Ordower received his undergraduate degree with distinction at the University of Waterloo, where he was a Descartes Scholar, and his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the 1994 Mathematics Department Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1994 at Stony Brook. Dr. Ordower has both taught and directed the Mathematics Division at Duke University’s Talent Identification Program. He was a visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Texas A & M University before coming to Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 2002. He has published articles in the fields of Linear Algebra, Operator Theory, and Graph Theory.
While at Randolph College, Dr. Ordower has advised several successful candidates for Honors in Mathematics, directed Summer Research students in Mathematics, and administered the Virginia Tech and Putnam Mathematics Competitions at the College.