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Tenured Faculty History: 1899 -

This listing includes all faculty who have held tenured appointments between 1899 amd 1999. The dates include the full period of appointment including any tenure probationary period.

Professors Crawley, Fisher, and Schwatt were the only faculty in this period who began their appointments before 1899.

Edwin Schofield Crawley 1886 - 1933
George Egbert Fisher 1889 - 1920
Isaac J. Schwatt 1897 - 1928
Henry Brown Evans 1904 - 1942
George Hervay Hallett 1904 - 1941
Frederick Hollister Safford 1907 - 1936
Maurice Jefferis Babb 1910 - 1941
George Gailey Chambers 1910 - 1936
Oliver Edmunds Glenn 1910 - 1928
Howard Hawks Mitchell 1914 - 1943
Frederick Wahn Beal 1919 - 1950
Stanley Pulliam Shugert 1919 - 1955
John Robert Kline 1920 - 1955
Perry Aquila Caris 1925 - 1960
James Alexander Shohat 1931 - 1945
Hans Adolph Rademacher 1936 - 1962
James Andrew Clarkson 1940 - 1948
Isaac J. Schoenberg 1941 - 1966
Antoni Zygmund 1945 - 1947
Nathan J. Fine 1947 - 1964
Walter Gottschalk 1947 - 1963
George E. Schweigert 1947 - 1965
Bernard Epstein 1949 - 1961
Joseph Lehner 1949 - 1954
Richard D. Anderson 1950 - 1956
Murray Gerstenhaber 1953 - 2010
Emil Grosswald 1954 - 1968
C. T. Yang 1956 - 1991
Morikuni Goto 1957 - 1979
Robert Ellis 1958 - 1964
David Kent Harrison 1959 - 1963
Pincus Schub 1959 - 1967
Walter Koppelman 1960 - 1970
E. J. Akutowicz 1961 - 1964
Cassius Ionescu-Tulcea 1961 - 1964
Peter J. Freyd 1962 - 2011
Oscar Goldman 1962 - 1987
Herbert S. Wilf 1962 - 2006
Albert Nijenhuis 1963 - 1987
Norman Oler 1963 - 1993
Takashi Ono 1963 - 1969
Chih Han Sah 1963 - 1970
Eugenio Calabi 1964 - 1993
Leonard Charlap 1964 - 1969
Edward G. Effros 1964 - 1981
Richard V. Kadison 1964 -
Lajos Pukanszky 1964 - 1993
Shoichiro Sakai 1964 - 1981
David Shale 1964 - 1999
Stephen S. Shatz 1964 - 2005
J. Michael G. Fell 1965 - 1991
Ernest L. Griffin 1965 - 1968
Gerald Porter 1965 - 2006
Dock Sang Rim 1965 - 1983
Andrew Wallace 1965 - 1986
Herman R. Gluck 1966 -
Jerry L. Kazdan 1966 -
Robert T. Powers 1967 - 2011
Frank W. Warner 1968 - 2000
David Harbater 1978 -
Wolfgang Ziller 1979 -
Christopher Croke 1980 -
Joachim Cuntz 1981 - 1986
Ted Chinburg 1982 - 1988, 1989 -
Dennis DeTurck 1982 -
Vaughn F. R. Jones 1982 - 1986
Andre Scedrov 1982 -
Charles Epstein 1985 -
Ron Donagi 1987 -
Julius Shaneson 1988 -
Carsten Thomassen 1988 - 1989
Ching-Li Chai 1989 -
Michael Larsen 1990 - 1997
Michael Pimsner 1990 -
Jonathan Block 1991 -
Antonella Grassi 1992 -
Bruce Kleiner 1993 - 1998
Fan Chung Graham 1994 - 1999
Alexandre Kirillov 1994 -
Shmuel Weinberger 1994 - 1997
Percy A. Deift 2000 - 2001
Tony Pantev 2002 -
Robin Pemantle 2003 -
Florian Pop 2003 -
James Haglund 2005 -
Robert Ghrist 2008 -
Philip Gressman 2011 -
Robert Mills Strain 2011 -

Faculty History: 1750 - 1899

Theophilus Grew, A.M. 1750 - 1755 Master 
1755 - 1760 Professor
Thomas Pratt *(see note below) 1760 - 1761 Master
Rev. Hugh Williamson, A.M., LL.D. 1761 - 1764 Professor
Thomas Pratt *(see note below) 1764 - 1766 Master
Thomas Dungan 1766 - 1769 Master
James Cannon, A.M. 1773 - 1782 Professor
Robert Patterson, LL.D. 1782 - 1814 Professor
Robert Maskell Patterson, A.M., M.D. 1814 - 1828 Professor
Robert Adrain, LL.D. 1827 - 1834 Professor
Edward Henry Courtenay, A.M. 1834 - 1836 Professor
Henry Vethake, LL.D. 1836 - 1855 Professor
Ezra Otis Kendall, LL.D. 1855 - 1881 Professor 
1881 - 1899 Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics
Rev. Robert Ellis Thompson, A.M., D.D., Ph.D. 1871 - 1874 Assistant Professor of Mathematics 
1874 - 1883 Assistant Professor of Social Science 
1883 - 1982 John Welsh Centennial Professor of History and English Literature
Otis Howard Kendall, A.M. 1877 - 1889 Assistant Professor
Edwin Schofield Crawley, B.S. 1886 - 1889 Instructor
1889 - 1899 Assistant Professor 
1899 - 1933 Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics
George Egbert Fisher, A.B. 1889 - 1908 Assistant Professor
1908 - 1920 Professor
Charles L. Doolittle, C.E. 1895 - 1899 Professor of Mathematics and Flower Professor of Astronomy
Isaac J. Schwatt 1897 - 1909 Assistant Professor 
1909 - 1928 Professor

Notes:

The positions of Tutor and Assistant have not been included.

The full career is listed for faculty who began with appointments in Mathematics in this period.

The Academy, begun in 1749, did not award degrees. The Mathematics School was part of the Academy. Its head was called the Master of the Mathematics School. The College, created in 1755, did award degrees. The highest rank faculty in the College were titled Professor. Often the same Professor taught in both the College and the Mathematics School.

Thomas Pratt, Master in the English School was asked on two occasions to stand in as Master of the Mathematics School until a new Mathematics Master could be appointed.

From 1769 to 1773, mathematics instruction was given by various Tutors and English Masters. We have no record of a Master in the Mathematics School or a Professor of Mathematics in this period.

Ezra Otis Kendall also held the Flower Professorship in Astronomy from 1892 to 1896 when he relinquished this chair so that Professor Doolittle could be appointed Flower Professor of Astronomy. Ezra Otis Kendall, who had retired in 1896, held the Scott Chair title until his death in 1899. In that year Charles Doolittle dropped the title of Professor of Mathematics, remaining Flower Professor of Astronomy, and Edwin Crawley became Chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics. We trace the beginning of the "Department of Mathematics" to this final separation from Astronomy and other disciplines such as Natural Philosophy with which the faculty were associated in earlier times.