Dr. Jonathan David Farley is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Morgan State University. He has been a Visiting Professor of Mathematics at Caltech, a Science Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University, and a Visiting Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at MIT.
Seed Magazine named Dr. Farley one of “15 people who have shaped the global conversation about science in 2005.”
Danica McKellar, star of the hit television show The Wonder Years, wrote about “the incomparable, brilliant Jonathan Farley” in her 2010 New York Times best-selling math book, Hot X: Algebra Exposed.
Jonathan Farley spoke at the launch of Raytheon Corporation’s math education website. Also speaking were the late U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, the late U.S. Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis, Raytheon Senior Vice President for Strategy Bill Lynn (later U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense), and Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno. Seated next to Dr. Farley was U.S. Congressman Silvestre Reyes.
Former British Member of Parliament and member of the prime minister’s cabinet, Tony Benn, mentions Jonathan Farley in his memoirs.
Dr. Farley is the 2004 recipient of the Harvard Foundation’s Distinguished Scientist of the Year Award, a medal presented on behalf of the president of Harvard University in recognition of “outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of mathematics.” The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to Harvard and MIT, officially declared March 19, 2004 to be “Dr. Jonathan David Farley Day.”