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Ward Shaffer: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Ward J. Shaffer


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Former Officer in the United States Navy and the Naval Reserve
  • Co-author, Algebraic Thinking: Models for Problem Solving, (Dubuque, IA:  Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2007

Professional Profile:

Professor Shaffer earned his M.A. in Mathematics from Youngstown State University and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He earned his NCATE Accredited Certification in Secondary Education Mathematics from  Pennsylvania State University. Professor Shaffer has a long history in mathematics education and served as a Lieutenant Commander Unit Training Officer in the United States Navy.

Teaching and Related Service:


Courses taught:

  • Algebra
  • Mathematics for Liberal Arts
  • Calculus
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Logic
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Trigonometry

Previously taught at:

  • College of Coastal Georgia        
  • Youngstown State University