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Past Officers and Lecturers


Presidents
(see also AMS Presidents: A Timeline )
  • J. H. Van Amringe, 1889, 1890
  • J. E. McClintock, 1891-1894
  • G. W. Hill, 1895, 1896
  • Simon Newcomb, 1897, 1898
  • R. S. Woodward, 1899, 1900
  • E. H. Moore, 1901, 1902
  • T. S. Fiske, 1903, 1904
  • W. F. Osgood, 1905, 1906
  • H. S. White, 1907, 1908
  • Maxime Bôcher, 1909, 1910
  • H. B. Fine, 1911, 1912
  • E. B. Van Vleck, 1913, 1914
  • E. W. Brown, 1915, 1916
  • L. E. Dickson, 1917, 1918
  • Frank Morley, 1919, 1920
  • G. A. Bliss, 1921, 1922
  • Oswald Veblen, 1923, 1924
  • G. D. Birkhoff, 1925, 1926
  • Virgil Snyder, 1927, 1928
  • E. R. Hedrick, 1929, 1930
  • L. P. Eisenhart, 1931, 1932
  • A. B. Coble, 1933, 1934
  • Solomon Lefschetz, 1935, 1936
  • R. L. Moore, 1937, 1938
  • G. C. Evans, 1939, 1940
  • Marston Morse, 1941, 1942
  • M. H. Stone, 1943, 1944
  • T. H. Hildebrandt, 1945, 1946
  • Einar Hille, 1947, 1948
  • J. L. Walsh, 1949, 1950
  • John von Neumann, 1951, 1952
  • G. T. Whyburn, 1953, 1954
  • R. L. Wilder, 1955, 1956
  • Richard Brauer, 1957, 1958
  • E. J. McShane, 1959, 1960
  • Deane Montgomery, 1961, 1962
  • J. L. Doob, 1963, 1964
  • A. A. Albert, 1965, 1966
  • C. B. Morrey, Jr., 1967, 1968
  • Oscar Zariski, 1969, 1970
  • Nathan Jacobson, 1971, 1972
  • Saunders Mac Lane, 1973, 1974
  • Lipman Bers, 1975, 1976
  • R. H. Bing, 1977, 1978
  • Peter D. Lax, 1979, 1980
  • Andrew M. Gleason, 1981, 1982
  • Julia B. Robinson, 1983, 1984
  • Irving Kaplansky, 1985, 1986
  • George Daniel Mostow, 1987, 1988
  • William Browder, 1989, 1990
  • Michael Artin, 1991, 1992
  • Ronald L. Graham, 1993, 1994
  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz, 1995, 1996
  • Arthur M. Jaffe, 1997, 1998
  • Felix E. Browder, 1999, 2000
  • Hyman Bass, 2001, 2002
  • David Eisenbud, 2003, 2004
  • James G. Arthur, 2005, 2006
  • James G. Glimm, 2007, 2008
  • George E. Andrews, 2009, 2010
  • Eric M. Friedlander, 2011, 2012
  • David A. Vogan, Jr.,  2013, 2014
  • Robert L. Bryant, 2015, 2016
  • Kenneth A. Ribet, 2017, 2018
Secretaries
  • T. S. Fiske, 1888-1895
  • F. N. Cole, 1896-1920
  • R. G. D. Richardson, 1921-1940
  • J. R. Kline, 1941-1950
  • E. G. Begle, 1951-1956
  • J. W. Green, 1957-1966
  • Everett Pitcher, 1967-1988
  • Robert M. Fossum, 1989-1998
  • Robert J. Daverman, 1999-2012
  • Carla D. Savage, 2013-
Treasurers
  • T. S. Fiske, 1890, 1891
  • Harold Jacoby, 1892-1894
  • R. S. Woodward, 1895, 1896
  • Harold Jacoby, 1897-1899
  • W. S. Dennett, 1900-1907
  • J. H. Tanner, 1908-1920
  • W. B. Fite, 1921-1929
  • G. W. Mullins, 1930-1936
  • P. A. Smith, 1937
  • B. P. Gill, 1938-1948
  • A. E. Meder, Jr., 1949-1964
  • W. T. Martin, 1965-1973
  • Franklin P. Peterson, 1974-1998
  • John M. Franks, 1999-2010
  • Jane M. Hawkins, 2011-
Colloquium Lecturers
(see also www.ams.org/meetings/lectures/meet-colloquium-lect)
  • James Pierpont, 1896
  • Maxime Bôcher, 1896
  • W. F. Osgood, 1898
  • A. G. Webster, 1898
  • Oskar Bolza, 1901
  • E. W. Brown, 1901
  • H. S. White, 1903
  • F. S. Woods, 1903
  • E. B. Van Vleck, 1903
  • E. H. Moore, 1906
  • E. J. Wilczynski, 1906
  • Max Mason, 1906
  • G. A. Bliss, 1909
  • Edward Kasner, 1909
  • L. E. Dickson, 1913
  • W. F. Osgood, 1913
  • G. C. Evans, 1916
  • Oswald Veblen, 1916
  • G. D. Birkhoff, 1920
  • F. R. Moulton, 1920
  • L. P. Eisenhart, 1925
  • Dunham Jackson, 1925
  • E. T. Bell, 1927
  • Anna Pell-Wheeler, 1927
  • A. B. Coble, 1928
  • R. L. Moore, 1929
  • Solomon Lefschetz, 1930
  • Marston Morse, 1931
  • J. F. Ritt, 1932
  • R. E. A. C. Paley, 1934
  • Norbert Wiener, 1934
  • H. S. Vandiver, 1935
  • E. W. Chittenden, 1936
  • John von Neumann, 1937
  • A. A. Albert, 1939
  • M. H. Stone, 1939
  • G. T. Whyburn, 1940
  • Oystein Ore, 1941
  • R. L. Wilder, 1942
  • E. J. McShane, 1943
  • Einar Hille, 1944
  • Tibor Radó, 1945
  • Hassler Whitney, 1946
  • Oscar Zariski, 1947
  • Richard Brauer, 1948
  • G. A. Hedlund, 1949
  • Deane Montgomery, 1951
  • Alfred Tarski, 1952
  • Antoni Zygmund, 1953
  • Nathan Jacobson, 1955
  • Salomon Bochner, 1956
  • N. E. Steenrod, 1957
  • J. L. Doob, 1959
  • S. S. Chern, 1960
  • G. W. Mackey, 1961
  • Saunders Mac Lane, 1963
  • C. B. Morrey, Jr., 1964
  • A. P. Calderón, 1965
  • Samuel Eilenberg, 1967
  • D. C. Spencer, 1968
  • J. W. Milnor, 1968
  • Raoul H. Bott, 1969
  • Harish-Chandra, 1969
  • R. H. Bing, 1970
  • Lipman Bers, 1971
  • Armand Borel, 1971
  • Stephen Smale, 1972
  • John T. Tate, 1972
  • M. F. Atiyah, 1973
  • E. A. Bishop, 1973
  • F. E. Browder, 1973
  • Louis Nirenberg, 1974
  • John G. Thompson, 1974
  • H. Jerome Keisler, 1975
  • Ellis R. Kolchin, 1975
  • Elias M. Stein, 1975
  • I. M. Singer, 1976
  • Jürgen K. Moser, 1976
  • William Browder, 1977
  • Herbert Federer, 1977
  • Hyman Bass, 1978
  • Philip A. Griffiths, 1979
  • George D. Mostow, 1979
  • Julia B. Robinson, 1980
  • Wolfgang M. Schmidt, 1980
  • Mark Kac, 1981
  • Serge Lang, 1981
  • Dennis Sullivan, 1982
  • Morris W. Hirsch, 1982
  • Charles L. Fefferman, 1983
  • Bertram Kostant, 1983
  • Barry Mazur, 1984
  • Paul H. Rabinowitz, 1984
  • Daniel Gorenstein, 1985
  • Karen K. Uhlenbeck, 1985
  • Shing-Tung Yau, 1986
  • Peter D. Lax, 1987
  • Edward Witten, 1987
  • Victor W. Guillemin, 1988
  • Nicholas Katz, 1989
  • William P. Thurston, 1989
  • Shlomo Sternberg, 1990
  • Robert D. MacPherson, 1991
  • Robert P. Langlands, 1992
  • Luis A. Caffarelli, 1993
  • Sergiu Klainerman, 1993
  • Jean Bourgain, 1994
  • Clifford H. Taubes, 1995
  • Andrew W. Wiles, 1996
  • Daniel W. Stroock, 1997
  • Gian-Carlo Rota, 1998
  • Helmut H. Hofer, 1999
  • Curtis T. McMullen, 2000
  • Janos Kollar, 2001
  • L. Craig Evans, 2002
  • Peter Sarnak, 2003
  • Sun-Yung Alice Chang, 2004
  • Robert K. Lazarsfeld, 2005
  • Hendrik W. Lenstra Jr., 2006
  • Andrei Okounkov, 2007
  • Wendelin Werner, 2008
  • Gregory Margulis, 2009
  • Richard P. Stanley, 2010
  • Alexander Lubotzky, 2011
  • Edward Frenkel, 2012
  • Alice Guionnet, 2013
  • Dusa McDuff, 2014
  • Michael Hopkins, 2015
  • W. Timothy Gowers, 2016
  • Carlos E. Kenig, 2017
Gibbs Lecturers
(see also www.ams.org/meetings/lectures/meet-gibbs-lect)
  • M. I. Pupin, 1923
  • Robert Henderson, 1924
  • James Pierpont, 1925
  • H. B. Williams, 1926
  • E. W. Brown, 1927
  • G. H. Hardy, 1928
  • Irving Fisher, 1929
  • E. B. Wilson, 1930
  • P. W. Bridgman, 1931
  • R. C. Tolman, 1932
  • Albert Einstein, 1934
  • Vannevar Bush, 1935
  • H. N. Russell, 1936
  • C. A. Kraus, 1937
  • Theodore von Kármán, 1939
  • Sewall Wright, 1941
  • Harry Bateman, 1943
  • John von Neumann, 1944
  • J. C. Slater, 1945
  • S. Chandrasekhar, 1946
  • P. M. Morse, 1947
  • Hermann Weyl, 1948
  • Norbert Wiener, 1949
  • G. E. Uhlenbeck, 1950
  • Kurt Gödel, 1951
  • Marston Morse, 1952
  • Wassily Leontief, 1953
  • K. O. Friedrichs, 1954
  • J. E. Mayer, 1955
  • M. H. Stone, 1956
  • H. J. Muller, 1958
  • J. M. Burgers, 1959
  • Julian Schwinger, 1960
  • J. J. Stoker, 1961
  • C. N. Yang, 1962
  • C. E. Shannon, 1963
  • Lars Onsager, 1964
  • D. H. Lehmer, 1965
  • Martin Schwarzschild, 1966
  • Mark Kac, 1967
  • E. P. Wigner, 1968
  • R. L. Wilder, 1969
  • W. H. Munk, 1970
  • E. F. F. Hopf, 1971
  • F. J. Dyson, 1972
  • J. K. Moser, 1973
  • Paul A. Samuelson, 1974
  • Fritz John, 1975
  • Arthur S. Wightman, 1976
  • Joseph B. Keller, 1977
  • Donald E. Knuth, 1978
  • Martin D. Kruskal, 1979
  • Kenneth G. Wilson, 1980
  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz, 1981
  • Elliott W. Montroll, 1982
  • Samuel Karlin, 1983
  • Herbert A. Simon, 1984
  • Michael O. Rabin, 1985
  • L. E. Scriven, 1986
  • Thomas C. Spencer, 1987
  • David P. Ruelle, 1988
  • Elliott H. Lieb, 1989
  • George B. Dantzig, 1990
  • Michael F. Atiyah, 1991
  • Michael E. Fisher, 1992
  • Charles S. Peskin, 1993
  • Robert M. May, 1994
  • Andrew J. Majda, 1995
  • Steven Weinberg, 1996
  • Persi Diaconis, 1997
  • Edward Witten, 1998
  • Nancy Kopell, 1999
  • Roger Penrose, 2000
  • Ronald L. Graham, 2001
  • Michael V. Berry, 2002
  • David B. Mumford, 2003
  • Eric Lander, 2004
  • Ingrid Daubechies, 2005
  • Michael Savageau, 2006
  • Peter D. Lax, 2007
  • Avi Wigderson, 2008
  • Percy Deift, 2009
  • Peter W. Shor, 2010
  • George Papanicolaou, 2011
  • Bradley Efron, 2012
  • Cédric Villani, 2013
  • Andrew Blake, 2014
  • Ronald L. Graham, 2015
  • Daniel Alan Spielman, 2016
  • John Preskill, 2017
  • John Preskill

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