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Prize: Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
 
Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2022 Deborah Hughes Hallett

Deborah Hughes Hallett, a professor of mathematics at the University of Arizona and an adjunct professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will receive the 2022 AMS Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Hughes Hallett's brilliant leadership in the calculus reform movement changed how mathematics is taught across the country and the globe. As a beloved mentor, she inspires generations of math educators. As a tireless advocate for justice, she has shown how mathematics can be used to combat racial profiling, climate change, and gerrymandering.

Award announcement as seen in the news release.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2021 Professor Solomon Friedberg

Solomon Friedberg, the James P. McIntyre Professor of Mathematics at Boston College, has been awarded the 2021 AMS Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics for his many significant contributions to mathematics education locally, nationally, and internationally.

Award announcement as seen in the news release.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2020 Darryl H Yong

The 2020 Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics has been awarded to Darryl Yong of Harvey Mudd College where he also serves as the program director for the Mathematics Clinic. He is honored for his many sustainable and replicable contributions to mathematics and mathematics education at both the precollege and college levels.

Award announcement as seen in the news release.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2019 Dr M Vali Siadat

Awarded to M. Vali Siadat, Richard J. Daley College, for his many sustainable and replicable contributions to mathematics and mathematics education at both the pre-college and college level.

Award announcement as seen in the news release.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2018 Eric Stade

Dr. Eric Stade, Professor of Mathematics at University of Colorado, is an accomplished mathematician who has not only made sustainable and replicable contributions to mathematics education for students in the first two years of college, but he has also worked directly with pre-college teachers to enhance their impact on mathematics achievement. His outstanding contributions exemplify perfectly the priorities of the award.

Award announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS and in the news release.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2017 Kristin Umland

Award announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2016 Michael Gage; Arnold Pizer

Third award: to Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer for the creation and development of WeBWorK, one of the first web-based systems that assign and grade homework problems in mathematics and science courses.

Award announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2015 W. James Lewis Jr.

Second award: to Jim Lewis because he created an atmosphere of commitment to teaching that established the department as a national model among mathematics departments in research universities where both teaching and research are highly valued, integrated, and rewarded.

Award announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 2014 Paul J. Sally Jr.

First award: to Paul Sally, Jr. for his work with teachers and students at the precollege level, which began in the 1960s and continued unabated until the day of his death.

Award announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.