Past Faculty

James W. Alexander

School of Mathematics
Affiliation
Mathematics

James Alexander, a Princeton native who was one of the original Professors at the Institute, was a pioneer of algebraic topology. 

Dates at IAS
Faculty
  • Mathematics
9/19336/1947
Degrees
Princeton University Ph.D., 1915
Honors
Honorary Doctorate of Science, Princeton University 1947
Rouse Ball Lectures, Cambridge University 1936
Bôcher Prize 1929