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Harassment–sexual or otherwise–is a form of misconduct that harms individuals and undermines the integrity of AMS activities and mission. The AMS endeavors to maintain an environment that is free of harassment.

Reporting Incidents

Make a report to the AMS

Any person aware of inappropriate conduct can file a confidential and anonymous report to MathSociety EthicsPoint or by calling +1-855-282-5703. The reporting mechanism ensures your privacy while alerting the AMS to the situation.

Make a report to NSF

The National Science Foundation is taking action against sexual harassment in NSF-sponsored research and programs. To report any harassment you were subjected to, have witnessed, or became aware of involving an NSF-funded program or activity, submit the Complaint Form, or contact the NSF Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at or call 1.703.292.8020.

Other Resources

Contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline

The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline from RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) provides confidential, one-on-one support from trained specialists that provide a range of free services including: helping you talk through what happened, providing resources to assist with steps toward healing and recovery, referrals for long-term support in your area, and information about the laws and resources in your community. You can also call them at 1-800-656-HOPE(4673)

If the misconduct involves someone in your institution, contact your institution's Human Resources or Diversity Office. Many institutions have ways you can get support or make reports confidentially or anonymously.

Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

The AMS participates in the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM, a coalition of more than 130 professional societies working together to eradicate sexual harassment from the STEMM disciplines.

MathSafe A program to train volunteers on supporting safe and welcoming mathematics conferences for everyone.
Learn how the AMS participates in MathSafe


AMS Policy on a Welcoming Environment
AMS Policy Statement on Anti-Harassment