Public Writing

Here are some things I've written for general audiences. (See the 'Professor' tab for articles I've written for specialized mathematical audiences.)

  • Mathematics for Human Flourishing is name of both my book and a speech that spawned the book. The book (Yale University Press, 2020) is aimed at the general public. The speech was directed to mathematicians, and I gave it in my capacity as president of the Mathematical Association of America.

I've wrote a number of articles for MAA FOCUS when I served as MAA President, about teaching mathematics:


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