James W. Alexander

Past Faculty
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
School of Mathematics

Degrees

Princeton University
Ph.D.
1915

Honors

1947
Honorary Doctorate of Science, Princeton University
1936
Rouse Ball Lectures, Cambridge University
1928
Bôcher Prize