William's Academic Lineage

My advisor was Alex Borgida. His advisor was Ray Perrault. Perrault had two advisors, Joyce Friedman and William Rounds.

So, I have two chains of "academic ancestors":

  • Joyce Friedman, Harvard 1965
  • Hao Wang, Harvard 1948
  • Willard Quine, Harvard 1932
  • Alfred Whitehead, Harvard 1884
  • W. D. Niven, ?
  • James Clerk Maxwell, Cambridge 1854
  • William Hopkins, Cambridge 1827
  • Adam Sedgewick, Cambridge 1811
  • Thomas Jones, Cambridge 1779
  • Thomas Postlethwaite, Cambridge 1753
  • Stephen Whisson, Cambridge 1742
  • Walter Taylor, Cambridge 1736
  • Robert Smith, Cambridge 1714
  • Roger Cotes, Cambridge 1706
  • Isaac Newton, Cambridge 1665
  • Isaac Barrow, Cambridge 1648
  • James Dupont, Cambridge ?
  • William Rounds, Stanford 1968
  • Dana Scott, Princeton 1958
  • Alonzo Church, Princeton 1927
  • Oswald Veblen, University of Chicago 1903
  • E. H. Moore, Yale 1885
  • H. A. Newton, Yale 1850
  • Michel Chasles, Ecole Polytechnique 1814
  • Simeon Poisson
  • Joseph Lagrange
  • Leonhard Euler, Universitt Basel 1726
  • Johann Bernoulli, Universitt Basel 1694
  • Jacob Bernoulli, Universitt Basel 1684
  • Gottfried Leibniz, Universitt Altdorf 1666
  • Erhard Weigel, Universitt Leipzig 1650

All of this is thanks to Alex Borgida, Wikipedia, and the The Mathematics Geneology Project


William Cohen
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