John R. Reay
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA 98225-9063
 BH-436.  Call for appointment
Office: (360)-650-3793  Home: (360)-733-1195  Fax: (360)-650-7788

Who's he??

Besides being a retired math professor, John Reay is also a consultant in Statistical Analysis/ Operations Research. [Call for information.]  His research is primarily in combinatorial geometry.  He plays clarinet in the "What The Chelm" klezmer band and chamber music groups,  plays bassoon in the Whatcom Chorale Symphonia, and sings in the Whatcom Chorale  and in his church choir.   He lives in Bellingham, in Whatcom county, Washington with his wife Dr. Sarah Jacobson. ( 

1. The Visiting Lecturer program of the M.A.A. sponsors math talks that are available for high school or undergraduate groups, or for university faculty colloquia. 

2. If you are interested, check out the list of publications in print, or the list of more recent papers and additional conference reports. To see this mathematical research in its correct perspective, check out these recent critical reviews by 4 experts in the field.

Upcoming concerts:

        The klezmer band "What The Chelm",  and The Orca Wailers (clarinet quartet) play frequent gigs -  (call for details).    The Whatcom Chorale Symphonetta will give independent concerts in 2005-06 as well as supporting the Whatcom Chorale.  The next Whatcom Chorale concert is 7:30 pm, Sunday, May 21, at St. Paul's Epicopal Church.   
Come enjoy it!! 

Other interesting web sites

Check out Keith Craswell's knitting ability in this Adam&Rich picture.  Doug Mann is my nephew who has a photo display touted by Time Magazine. George & Minnie Reay have their own web page.  So does Adam Reay.

"I will sing to the Lord as long as I live,
. . . and praise Thy great name while I have my being."

Psalm 104:33