Meet a Mathematician

Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)
Thursday, September 30 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)

Pictured: Alex Kontorovich (left), Steven Strogatz (right)

Did you ever wonder what a mathematician does all day?  Or what made someone decide to become a mathematician?  Or even, what a mathematician does for fun?  You may be surprised by some of the answers!  Join hosts Alex Kontorovich (in August) and Steven Strogatz (in September) as we bring diverse and talented guests to the MoMath stage to share their experiences, their stories, and their love of mathematics.

MoMath’s 2020-2021 Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics, Alex Kontorovich, will host the August session.

Starting in September 2021, MoMath’s 2021-2022 Distinguished Visiting Professors for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics, Steven Strogatz, will host Meet a Mathematician.

These are online-only events; all registrants will be participating remotely.  Occasional video recordings are made available for a fee at