Richard N. Aufmann
Richard Aufmann is the lead author of two bestselling developmental math series and a bestselling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. He received a BA in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in mathematics from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Aufmann taught math, computer science, and physics at Palomar College in California, where he was on the faculty for 28 years. His textbooks are highly recognized and respected among college mathematics professors. Today, Mr. Aufmann's professional interests include quantitative literacy, the developmental math curriculum, and the impact of technology on curriculum development. Richard Nation is the coauthor of several Aufmann titles, including a bestselling college algebra and trigonometry series and a popular liberal arts mathematics text. He received a BA in mathematics from Morningside College, attended a National Science Foundation Academic Year Institute in mathematics at San Diego State University, and received his MS in mathematics from the University of South Dakota. Mr. Nation taught math at Palomar College in California for 20 years, where he was able to investigate the impact of advances in mathematical technology on student learning.