Stephen Kokoska PhD

Consultant, Numerical and Statistical Analysis and Review
Professor Emeritus
Department of Mathematical & Digital Sciences
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Steve received his undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from Boston College and his MS and Ph.D. in mathematics from The University of New Hampshire. His initial research interests involved mathematical modeling and the statistical analysis of cancer experiments. Steve has published research papers in several mathematics journals including Biometrics, Anticancer Research, and Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. He has presented his results at the National Institutes of Health and at various national conferences. Steve has written several books and has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, and the Ben Franklin Program.

Steve taught for several years at Colgate University and then for thirty years at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania where he was Director of the Honors Program for six years. He was awarded Professor Emeritus status from Bloomsburg University and continues to write and consult.

Steve remains very active in the AP Calculus community. He is a former Chief Reader for the AP Calculus Reading and member of the Test Development Committee. Steve has written several technology supplements and has given numerous presentations about graphing calculators and AP Calculus at College Board workshops, the T^3 International Conference, AP National Conference, NCTM, and to international teachers in China, Singapore, and Brazil. Steve recently published the third edition of his Introductory Statistics text, and Calculus for AP with James Stewart. The fifth edition of Calculus Concepts and Contexts, with James Stewart, was just published this Spring. Recently Steve gave several presentations for the Houston Area Calculus Teachers and at the GETCA conference in Edmonton, Alberta. He is also a consultant for Texas Instruments and cohosts the national webinar Monday Night Calculus sponsored by TI.

Steve is a mathematical and statistical consultant for North American Forensic Accounting. He provides the background and support necessary to ensure sound, valid statistical practice and precision in numerical and statistical analysis. Recent projects include generating and analyzing a stratified random sample, predicting financial loss, and a statistical analysis of company cash flow.