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Hedrick Lectures

The Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures are named for the first president of the MAA. They were established to present to the Association a lecturer of known skill as an expositor of mathematics "who will present a series of at most three lectures accessible to a large fraction of those who teach college mathematics."

List of Lecturers

2016

Hendrik Lenstra, Universiteit Leiden

2015

Karen Smith, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

2014

Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013

Olga Holtz, University of California-Berkeley and Technische Universität Berlin

2012

Bernd Sturmfels, University of California-Berkeley

2011

Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University

2010

Robert L. Devaney, Boston University

2009

Ravi Vakil, Stanford University

2008

Erik Demaine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007

Jennifer Tour Chayes, Microsoft Corporation

2006

W.T. Gowers, University of Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Sciences, UK

2005

Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan

2004

Peter Sarnak, Princeton University

2003

Henri Rene Darmon, McGill University

2002

László Lovász, Microsoft Research

2001

Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University

2000

Yakov Sinai, Princeton University

1999

Carl Pomerance, University of Georgia

1998

Jean Taylor, Rutgers University

1997

Elliott H. Lieb, Princeton University

1996

Richard A. Askey, University of Wisconsin

1995

Doris J. Schattschneider, Moravian College

1994

Ronald L. Graham, AT&T Bell Laboratories

1993

Sir Michael Atiyah, University of Cambridge

1991

John Horton Conway, Princeton University

1990

Philip J. Davis, Brown University

1989

Persi Diaconis, Harvard University

1988

Don Bernard Zagier, Univ. of Maryland-College Park and Max Planck Institut, Bonn

1987

William P. Thurston, Princeton University

1985

Arthur M. Jaffe, Harvard University

1984

Neil J.A. Sloane, Bell Telephone Laboratories

1983

Elias M. Stein, Princeton University

1982

James W. Cannon, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1981

Daniel Gorenstein, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

1980

George E. Andrews, Pennsylvania State University

1979

Mary Ellen Rudin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1978

Richard K. Guy, University of Calgary

1977

Joseph B. Keller, Stanford University

1976

Martin D. Davis, New York University, Courant Institute

1975

Frederick J. Almgren, Jr., Princeton University

1973

Henry O. Pollak, Bell Telephone Laboratories

1972

Peter D. Lax, New York University, Courant Institute

1971

Abraham Robinson, Yale University

1970

Harry Kesten, Cornell University

1969

Evrett A. Bishop, Univ. of California-San Diego

1968

Hyman Bass, Columbia University

1967

Gian-Carlo Rota, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1966

Nathan J. Fine, University of Pennsylvania

1965

John W. Milnor, Princeton University

1964

Edwin E. Floyd, University of Virginia

1963

Hans Rademacher, University of Pennsylvania

1962

Andrew M. Gleason, Harvard University

1961

RH Bing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1960

Ivan Niven, University of Oregon

1959

William Feller, Princeton University

1958

Alston S. Householder, Oak Ridge National Laboratories

1957

Leo Zippin, Queens College

1956

J.C. Oxtoby, Bryn Mawr College

1955

Mark Kac, Rockefeller University

1954

Lynn H. Loomis, Harvard University

1953

Paul R. Halmos, University of Chicago

1952

Tibor Rado, Ohio State University

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