Photo courtesy of Mrs. Sally Whiteman.
The Whiteman Prize recognizes notable exposition and exceptional scholarship in the history of mathematics.
Next Prize: January 2021
Nomination Period: 1 March – 30 June, 2020
Nomination Procedure: Include a short description of the work that is the basis of the nomination, including complete bibliographic citations. A curriculum vitae should be included.
Most Recent Prize: 2018 – Karen Parshall was awarded the 2018 Whiteman Prize for her outstanding work in the history of mathematics, and in particular, for her work on the evolution of mathematics in the USA and on the history of algebra, as well as for her substantial contribution to the international life of her discipline through students, editorial work, and conferences.
About this Prize: This prize was established in 1998 using funds donated by Mrs. Sally Whiteman in memory of her husband, Albert Leon Whiteman.See previous prizes