Irl Bivens

Presenter Name: Irl Bivens

City, State/Province, Country: Davidson, NC, USA
Field of Work/Study: Mathematical Magic

Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Email Address:
Phone Number: 704-894-2317

Preferred Audience Type(s):

  • College Students

Preferred Audience Size:

  • Small Groups (Under 30 attendees)

Open to Presenting Remotely via Online Video-Conference Tools? Irl prefers to present in-person only (not remotely).

Short Bio: Irl Bivens received his A.B. degree from Pfeiffer College and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After teaching at Pfeiffer College and Rice University, he joined the Faculty of Davidson College in 1982. His work with the Mathematical Association of America includes a term as the Section Lecturer for the Southeastern Section, fifteen years on the Board of Editors for The College Mathematics Journal, and service on numerous committees and subcommittees associated with publications of the MAA. For relaxation he swims, reads, and attempts to juggle.

Honoraria are generally appreciated by our presenters, in addition to travel expenses. If you would like Irl to present at your event, please send him an email to make arrangements.