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Colin C. Adams

Biography

Colin C. Adams is Thomas T. Read Professor of Mathematics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is the author of several books, including Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories (American Mathematical Society, 2009), Why Knot? (Key Curriculum Press, 2004) and The Knot Book (W. H. Freeman and Co., 1994). Author of more than 30 research articles in knot theory and hyperbolic 3-manifolds, and of three books, he has had research support from the National Science Foundation for the past 13 years. He won the national Mathematical Association of America Teaching Award in 1998 and is currently a Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer. Address for Adams: Department of Mathematics, Bronfman Science Center, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267. E-mail: Colin dot Adams at williams dot edu


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