The Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures were established in 1952 to procure for the Mathematical Association of America a lecturer of excellent quality:-

... who will present a series of at most three lectures accessible to a large fraction of those who teach college mathematics.

They were named after Earle Raymond Hedrick: the first President of the Mathematical Association of America.

**1952** Tibor Radó, Ohio State University

**1953** Paul R Halmos, University of Chicago

**1954** Lynn H Loomis, Harvard University

**1955** Mark Kac, Rockefeller University

**1956** J C Oxtoby, Bryn Mawr College

**1957** Leo Zippin, Queens College

**1958** Alston S Householder, Oak Ridge National Laboratories

**1959** William Feller, Princeton University

**1960** Ivan Niven, University of Oregon

**1961** R H Bing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

**1962** Andrew M Gleason, Harvard University

**1963** Hans Rademacher, University of Pennsylvania

**1964** Edwin E Floyd, University of Virginia

**1965** John W Milnor, Princeton University

**1966** Nathan J Fine, University of Pennsylvania

**1967** Gian-Carlo Rota, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

**1968** Hyman Bass, Columbia University

**1969** Evrett A Bishop, Univ of California-San Diego

**1970** Harry Kesten, Cornell University

**1971** Abraham Robinson, Yale University

**1972** Peter D Lax, New York University, Courant Institute

**1973** Henry O Pollak, Bell Telephone Laboratories

**1975** Frederick J Almgren, Jr, Princeton University

**1976** Martin D Davis, New York University, Courant Institute

**1977** Joseph B Keller, Stanford University

**1978** Richard K Guy, University of Calgary

**1979** Mary Ellen Rudin, University of Wisconsin-Madison

**1980** George E Andrews, Pennsylvania State University

**1981** Daniel Gorenstein, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

**1982** James W Cannon, University of Wisconsin-Madison

**1983** Elias M Stein, Princeton University

**1984** Neil J A Sloane, Bell Telephone Laboratories

**1985** Arthur M Jaffe, Harvard University

**1987** William P Thurston, Princeton University

**1988** Don Bernard Zagier, Univ of Maryland-College Park and Max Planck Institut, Bonn

**1989** Persi Diaconis, Harvard University

**1990** Philip J Davis, Brown University

**1991** John Horton Conway, Princeton University

**1993** Sir Michael Atiyah, University of Cambridge

**1994** Ronald L Graham, AT&T Bell Laboratories

**1995** Doris J Schattschneider, Moravian College

**1996** Richard A Askey, University of Wisconsin

**1997** Elliott H Lieb, Princeton University

**1998** Jean Taylor, Rutgers University

**1999** Carl Pomerance, University of Georgia

**2000** Yakov Sinai, Princeton University

**2001** Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University

**2002** László Lovász, Microsoft Research

**2003** Henri Rene Darmon, McGill University

**2004** Peter Sarnak, Princeton University

JOC/EFR August 2006

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