John Knox has been teaching mathematics at Vermont Technical College for 43 years. John received his B.A. in education from Norwich University in 1963 and his Master of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of Vermont in 1969. Upon graduation from Norwich University, John was commissioned a 2/Lt in the United States Army and served on active duty at Ft. Lewis, Washington, and in Vietnam.
During John’s teaching career he was promoted to full Professor, served as Division Director, and has been the Mathematics Department Chairperson since 1983. He was the first recipient of the Harry Wirtz Master Teacher Award. John was a pioneer in teaching mathematics over Vermont Interactive Television, and he produced three video mathematics courses.
John’s non-academic interests include playing professional baseball in Canada, umpiring baseball in Central Vermont for 25 years, and cheering for the Boston Red Sox. He is also a successful photographer of Vermont landscapes, and his pictures have been published in many magazines and calendars.