Dennis Showers

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 222C
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Dr. Showers has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1986.


Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed., Clarion State College
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

Public education in science and mathematics, UFO's

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Showers, D.E. (2010). The mathematics of the pseudosciences. In D. Berlin and A. White (Eds.), Global Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities to Advance Science and Mathematics Education III. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.
  • Showers, D.E. (2009). Teaching Time. In The Encyclopedia of Time, H. J. Birx (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
My Classes

INTD 376:
Adv Math Top-Early Chldhd&Educ

    This course is designed for the student with an interest in becoming an early childhood and childhood mathematics specialist. Its focus is on more advanced investigation and application of previously encountered mathematics material and its usefulness and relevance to the mathematics curriculum in the schools. l Prerequisites: MATH 140, MATH 141 and 12 additional hours of college level mathematics. Offered every fall

CURR 532:
Mathematics, Science, and Technology Methods in the Elementary School I