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Millard Showalter


POSITION: Professor Emeritus/Mathematics

Dr. Showalter had a special ability to make math understandable and interesting. His enthusiasm and enjoyment of math rubbed off on his students, who at one point made T-shirts that said “Millard’s Magnificent Mathematicians.” He chaired the mathematical sciences department for many of his years at EMU.

In retirement, Showalter pursued his life-long interest in dramatic monologues, including storytelling and scripture memorization. He was active in his church, Lindale Mennonite, until he married Mary Kratz and transferred to Park View Church.


B.A., Eastern Mennonite University
M.Math., University of South Carolina
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ed.D., University of Virginia