## 2019

### The German tank problem

**Steven Miller**

Williams College

## 2018

### Entropy, symmetry, and rigidity

**David Constantine**

Wesleyan University

## 2017

### How many ways can I get to the coffee shop?

**Brendan Kelly**

Harvard University

## 2016

### A mathematician's perspective on how many things can fall apart in the ``blink of an eye''

**Charles Hadlock**

Bentley College

## 2015

### Structure and randomness in the primes

**Leo Goldmakher**

Williams College

## 2014

### Math, magic, and mystery

**James Propp**

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

## 2013

### Math is not a spectator sport

**Glen Whitney**

Museum of Mathematics, New York City

## 2012

### Square Values of Polynomials

**Michael Zieve**

University of Michigan

## 2011

### Geometry and Surfaces

**Robert Meyerhoff**

Boston College

## 2010

Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Statistics and Modelling

**Steven J. Miller**

Williams College

## 2009

### Great Moments of the Riemann Zeta-Function

**Jennifer Beineki**

Western New England College

## 2008

No Statistician Left Behind; How (not) to Measure the Student Achievement Gap

**Thomas Pietraho**

Bowdoin College

## 2007

A Tribute To Euler

**William Dunham**

Muhlenberg College

## 2006

### Collaboration between Mathematicians: Some Personal Anecdotes

**Farshid Hajir**

University of Massachusetts

## 2005

Democracy in Action: Your Vote Doesn’t Matter, But You Can Still Get Your Way

**Allison Pacelli**

Williams College

## 2004

### The Mathematics of Sports

**Roland Minton**

Roanoke College

## 2003

### Modeling River Rafting For The Grand Canyon National Park

**Catherine Roberts**

College of the Holy Cross

## 2002

### Models for the Qualification Process

**Rick Cleary**

Bently College

## 2001

### The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Ways of Measuring in Geometry

**Alan McRea**

Washington and Lee University

## 2000

### It is Time for Mathematicians to Come Out of the Closet

**Dennis Luciano**

Western New England College

## 1999

### Environment, Mathematics, and John Travolta: Lessons from “A Civil Action”

**Charles Hadlock**

Bently College

## 1998

### Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space: Investment Opportunities for the 90’s

**Colin C. Adams**

Williams College

## 1997

### Nem Olvas and the Three Nervous Bookbinders

**Robert Hochberg**

The Center for Discrete Mathematical and Theoretical Computer Science

## 1996

### The Mathematician as List-Maker

**Prof Carol Wood**

Wesleyan University

## 1995

### Secret Codes

**Charles I. Vinsonhaler**

University of Connecticut

## 1994

### The Well-Stacked Deck

**Robert A. Rosenbaum**

Wesleyan University