Dr. Walter Stromquist

walter-stormquistWalter Stromquist has just completed his term as Editor of Mathematics Magazine. In other lives, he has estimated revenues for the U. S. Budget, managed a chess-and-backgammon shop, worked aboard submarines in tactical-development exercises, advised mortgage bankers and hedge-fund managers, appraised oil and gas fields for court cases, taught at eight colleges, and published research in topology, game theory, and combinatorics. He thinks mathematics is useful.