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Colin Adams

mathematician, author, humor columnist, Williams College

Colin Adams is a mathematician known for making mathematical concepts accessible to the general public. He is currently researching hyperbolic 3-manifolds and knot theory and is the author of *The Knot Book*, an accessible approach to knot theory. Beyond that, Adams contributes to a humor column for the *Mathematical Intelligencer*. Adams is a professor of mathematics at Williams College and has won the Haimo Distinguished Teaching Award from the Mathematical Association of America for his lighthearted, often comical presentations. Adams is a professed atheist who has taught a course on the subject.