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List of Chairs of the Math Department Chronologically

Start DateEnd Date NameOtherOther Date
2006 Gloria Mari Beffa Chair 2014 -
1997 Leslie Smith Chair 2012-2014
1970 2013 Alexander Nagel Chair 2011-2012
2001 Shi Jin Chair 2008-2011
1997 Leslie Smith Chair 2005-2008
1977 2011 David Griffeath Chair 2002-2005
1989 2006 Alejandro Adem Chair 1999-2002
1965 2008 Richard Brualdi Chair 1993-1999
1970 2013 Alexander Nagel Chair 1991-1993
1963 1996 Simon Hellerstein Chair 1988-1991
1967 2008 Thomas Kurtz Chair 1985-1988
1957 2000 Marshall Osborn Chair 1982-1985
1960 1996 Fred Brauer Chair 1979-1982
1956 1993 Joshua Chover Chair 1977-1979
1965 1996 Peter Ney Chair 1974-1977
1962 1996 Michael Bleicher Chair 1972-1974
1956 1980 Wolfgang Wasow Chair 1970-1972
1961 1991 John Nohel Chair 1968-1970
1959 1993 Hans Schneider Chair 1966-1968
1950 1990 Robert Creighton Buck Chair 1964-1966
1946 1976 Laurence C. Young Chair 1962-1964
1946 1978 R H Bing Chair 1958-1960
1935 1979 Stephen C. Kleene Chair 1957-1958
1950 1957 Albert C. Schaeffer Chair 1956-1957
1933 1961 Cyrus C. MacDuffee Chair 1952-1956
1927 1964 Rudolph E. Langer Chair 1942-1952
1919 1966 Mark H. Ingraham Chair 1934-1942
1918 1932 Warren Weaver Chair 1928-1931
1906 1929 Edward B. Van Vleck Chair 1921-1928
1886 1934 Charles S. Slichter Chair 1894-1921
1881 1906 Charles A. Van Velzer Chair 1884-1894
1849 1885 John W. Sterling Chair 1849-1884


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