Ken Pollard earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physics from the University of Utah, and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering (Medical Imaging) from the University of Washington. He has operated the Owyhee Mountain Fiddle Shop in Nampa since 1996, where he makes & repairs violins. He has taught physics and math courses as an adjunct for BSU, as well as teaching math classes for CWI since Fall 2011.
Faculty - Adjunct
Blogs by Ken Pollard
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am
When Iʼm not teaching math at CWI, I am working on violins. I repair and make violins. Given my educational background (physics & math), I have an interest in the conceptual design of the violin. As far as we know, the violin was invented in northern Italy in the 1500s.