Jeremy Gray

Jeremy Gray
Born (1947-04-25) 25 April 1947
Residence Warwick, England, UK
Institutions Open University
University of Warwick
Doctoral advisor Ian Stewart and David Fowler
Doctoral students June Barrow-Green
Snezana Lawrence

Jeremy John Gray (born 25 April 1947) is an English mathematician primarily interested in the history of mathematics.


Gray studied mathematics at Oxford University from 1966 to 1969, and then at Warwick University, obtaining his Ph.D. in 1980 under the supervision of Ian Stewart and David Fowler. He has worked at the Open University since 1974, and became a lecturer there in 1978. He also lectures at the University of Warwick since 2000, teaching a course on the history of mathematics.

Gray was a consultant on the television series, The Story of Maths,[1] a co-production between the Open University and the BBC.[2] He edits Archive for History of Exact Sciences.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[3]


Gray has been awarded prizes for his contributions to mathematics, including the Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize from the American Mathematical Society.[4]

He has authored the following:

Books edited or co-edited:

He has also contributed to other books:


  1. To Infinity and Beyond 27 October 2008 21:00 BBC Four
  2. Guardian interview
  3. List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-19.
  5. Rowe, David E. (2012). "Review: Plato's ghost: the modernist transformation of mathematics by Jeremy Gray". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.). doi:10.1090/S0273-0979-2012-01403-9.

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