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Ken L. Harrington

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Ken attended SF’s Lowell high school and began his career in the golf business working at Harding Park GC. After taking a few upper division math classes from Dr Paul Zeitz in 1993 he decided to change course and pursue a degree in mathematics. To date he has taught over 400 units of mathematics at USF via 9 different mathematics courses. He enjoys teaching mathematics and empowering young people, and still plays golf quite regularly carrying a 4 handicap. Ken is a lifelong learner with his mathematics always reading and studying advanced math texts in his spare time. In addition to his job at USF he teaches AP-Calculus (AB and BC ) at a local private high school.


  • California State Teaching Credential, 1998
  • San Francisco State University, BA in Mathematics, 1996

Awards & Distinctions

  • 2021 Distinguished Adjunct Teaching Award, USF

  • 2012 Teaching Excellence Award, USF

  • 2006 Distinguished Lecturer Award, USF