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Photo by Rayleen Tritt of Meraki Photo Inc.

Upcoming Events:

  • 2/12/2020: University of Houston in Houston, TX. I’ll be talking about mathematical games (the topic of my next book).
  • 2/13/2020: Lone Star College in Houston, TX. I’ll give an open-to-all talk on “The State of Being Stuck” (as much psychology as it is math!) and a talk for math faculty on “What Algebra Looks Like to Students.”
  • 3/24/2020: Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. I’ll be speaking to students as part of the university’s critical thinking course.
  • (tentative) 3/26/2020: Science Speaks! in New York, NY. I’ll give a talk about my book “Math with Bad Drawings” for New York City math and science teachers.
  • 4/3/2020: Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, WY. I’ll be speaking at a statewide community college faculty conference.
  • 11/6/2020: Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago. I’m honored to join this esteemed group for a Friday evening talk.

Past Events:

  • 9/26/2018: Holyoke Community College
  • 9/26/2018: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • 9/27/2018: Williams Bookstore
  • 10/4/2018: Yale University
  • 10/8/2018: Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference (slides)
  • 10/11/2018: Emmanuel College
  • 10/11/2018: Northeastern University
  • 10/19/2018: National Museum of Mathematics
  • 10/20/2018: Freakonomics Radio Live in NYC (podcast)
  • 10/29/2018: Kutztown University
  • 10/30/2018: Dickinson College
  • 10/30/2018: Gettysburg College
  • 10/31/2018: Mount Saint Mary’s University (video)
  • 11/1/2018: George Washington University
  • 11/2/2018: College of Southern Maryland
  • 11/5/2018: University of Maryland, College Park
  • 11/6/2018: University of Mary Washington
  • 11/6/2018: College of William and Mary
  • 11/8/2018: Read Science! (on YouTube)
  • 11/8/2018: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 11/9/2018: Appalachian State University
  • 11/12/2018: Hofstra University
  • 11/12/2018: Stony Brook University
  • 1/9/2019: Google in Cambridge, MA (video on YouTube)
  • 1/10/2019: Commonwealth School in Boston, MA
  • 1/19/2019: Joint Math Meetings in Baltimore (write-up by the great Anna Haensch)
  • 1/31/2019: Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT; keynoted a Connecticut Association of Independent Schools conference on “Writing in Math”
  • 2/13/2019: UT Dallas
  • 2/14/2019: Baylor University
  • 3/7/2019: Smith College
  • 3/14/2019: Collegiate School, NYC
  • 4/3/2019 and 4/4/2019: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 4/8/2019: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • 4/11/2019: Association of Mathematics Teachers in Massachusetts (ATMIM) Spring Conference, keynote address, at Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA
  • 4/12/2019: Montgomery College, keynote address at undergraduate STEM research conference, Germantown, MD
  • 11/6/2019: Greensboro, NC, keynote speaker for the Leadership Seminar of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • 11/7/2019: Greensboro, NC, keynote speaker for the annual conference of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • 11/12/2019: Next Chapter Booksellers, Saint Paul, MN
  • 12/15/2019: Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, MN