Edward Harrison Alexander, Ph.D.

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Company: University of Arizona, Tucson
Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States

Edward Harrison Alexander, Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty at the University of Arizona, Tucson, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics, higher education and military service.

Dr. Alexander commenced his career as a staff member of the Commander Submarine Floatilla Two in the U.S. Navy in 1965. Ascending the ranks to division officer of the U.S. Ship Theodore Roosevelt and navigator of the U.S. Ship Patrick Henry, he subsequently served as the executive officer of the U.S. Ship Robert E. Lee and U.S. Ship Theodore Roosevelt between 1973 and 1976. From 1976 to 1978, he was a staff officer of missile patrol schedule for the Commander Submarine Force in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, having subsequently acted as a commanding officer for the U.S. Ship John Marshall from 1979 to 1982. For the following three years, he was representative of the U.S. Commander in Chief at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, NE, and thereafter served as a strategic plans and programs officer for the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. He concluded his military career in 1991, having been the Charles A. Lockwood chair of submarine warfare at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI.

Since 1997, Dr. Alexander has been a member of the adjunct faculty in the mathematics department of the University of Arizona, Tucson. Previously serving the university as a graduate teaching assistant in the mathematics department from 1991 to 1997, he looks upon his military service in the U.S. Navy to be highlights of his career.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Alexander pursued formal education at Tufts University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, cum laude, in 1961. He subsequently received a Master of Arts in international relations from Salve Regina University in 1990. Thereafter, he earned a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics from the University of Arizona, Tucson, in 1994 and 1997, respectively.

In an effort to remain abreast of recent developments within the military and mathematics industries, Dr. Alexander has maintained affiliation with the Mathematical Association of America, the Navy League of the United States and the U.S. Naval Institute. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the military, he was awarded the Decorated Meritorious Service Medal by the U.S. Navy. Notably, he was highlighted in the 57th and 58th editions of Who’s Who in America.

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