John Cowen

College of Science and Engineering
Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
Instructor of Mathematics

College of Science and Engineering

Instructor of Mathematics


  • MS, Mathematics, Texas A&M
  • MA, Mathematics, Texas A&M

Teaching Focus

Mr. Cowen is focused on teaching mathematics in a way that engages students on a foundational level. This means asking the “why” behind every step of every question. He is interested in creating mathematics communicators and critical thinkers for any situation.

Committee Service/Offices Held

COSE Recruiting and Retention Committee

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

HCU is Mr. Cowen’s first academic position in an institution of higher learning. He previously served as a High School teacher in northeast Houston teaching Mathematics, Science, and Theatre.

Additional Information

Mr. Cowen is passionate about Christ, Mathematics, and Theatre, in that order. If you have any interest in a conversation about one, two or all three, feel free to swing by his office and have a conversation.