Paths to Math: Julian Chaidez

This installment of our "Paths to Math" video series features Julian Chaidez, postdoctoral scholar in the Institute for Advanced Study’s School of Mathematics.

Watch to learn how a formative teacher at Julian’s high school fostered his enthusiasm for math, and how he has himself helped to support a new generation of diverse mathematicians through mentoring undergraduates at a summer research program.

Paths to Math” chronicles the academic journeys of individual scholars and the moments that ignited their passion for math. With each unique story, this series celebrates the universality of mathematics and the inclusive community of practitioners at IAS, spanning a deep array of backgrounds, interests, geography, ethnicity, and gender.

“Paths to Math” is produced by OFC (