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David Pollack
Name/TitleDepartmentPhone / Office
David Pollack
Liberal Arts, Sciences and Health Sciences
(845) 434-5750 x4211

I am a Professor of Mathematics in the Division of Science, Technology, and Mathematics. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering with a minor in mathematics from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Education degree from SUNY/New Paltz. I have worked for the New York State Department of Correctional Services as a correction officer in a maximum security state facility, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as an assistant campground supervisor, park and recreation aide, and lifeguard, and the Central Intelligence Agency as a technical surveillance operations officer and engineer. I am a licensed private pilot, I enjoy swimming and playing volleyball, and I enjoy traveling around the world.


  • Syracuse University, BS in Computer Engineering, Minor in Mathematics
  • SUNY/New Paltz, MSEd (Mathematics)
  • (I also qualified for admission to Mensa.)

Work Experience

  • SUNY Sullivan, Professor/Professional Tutor/Math Lab Assistant
  • NYS Dept. of Correctional Services, Correction Officer
  • NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Assistant Campground Supervisor/Park & Rec Aide/Lifeguard
  • Central Intelligence Agency, Technical Surveillance Operations Officer/Engineer


  • Licensed Private Pilot
  • World Travel
  • Playing Volleyball
  • Swimming


The following pictures are some of the fascinating places I’ve been to in my travels. Going from left to right, starting at the top:
entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris; Eiffel Tower; Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland; leaning Tower of Pisa;
O’Brien’s Castle in Ireland; Mauna Kea, Hawaii; Roman Colosseum; Mayan pyramid in Chichen Itza (Mexico);
opera house in Sydney, Australia; Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA.; Acropolis in Athens, Greece;
Sphinx in Giza, Egypt; Macchu Picchu, Peru; Easter Island; Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica; Bergen, Norway;
Iguazu Falls, Argentina; Tikal, Guatemala; Vancouver, British Columbia; Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, Martinique;
Lamanai ruins, Belize; Stonehenge, UK; Mt. Everest Base Camp, Nepal; Copan Ruins, Honduras; Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Falkland Islands; Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal; Devil’s Island, French Guiana; Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.