The AMS Mary P. Dolciani Prize for Excellence in Research recognizes a mathematician from a department that does not grant a Ph.D. who has an active research program in mathematics and a distinguished record of scholarship. The primary criterion for the prize is an active research program as evidenced by a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.
Additional selection criteria may include the following:
This prize is funded by a grant from the Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation. Mary P. Dolciani Halloran (1923-1985, pictured) was a gifted mathematician, educator, and author. She devoted her life to developing excellence in mathematics education and was a leading author in the field of mathematical textbooks at the college and secondary school levels. Read more about her and the Foundation.
Next Prize: January 2021
Nomination Period: 1 March – 30 June, 2020
Nomination Procedure: Nominations should include a letter of nomination, the nominee's CV, and a short citation to be used in the event that the nomination is successful.
Most Recent Prize: Stephan Ramon Garcia will receive the first AMS Mary P. Dolciani Prize for Excellence in Research for his outstanding record of research in operator theory, complex analysis, matrix theory, and number theory, for high quality scholarship with a diverse set of undergraduates, and for his service to the profession.
About this Prize: This prize is funded by a grant from the Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation.