Freedom of Expression on Campus
President of the University of Chicago, Mathematician, and Author, Essential Results of Functional Analysis
Robert Zimmer will discuss the debate over freedom of expression roiling college campuses nationwide. Zimmer has served as president of the University of Chicago since July 2006. A recent piece in The New York Times named him “America’s best university president” for his commitment to academic freedom and critical thinking. Before becoming the University’s president, he served as a faculty member and administrator for more than two decades, specializing in geometry. President Zimmer is the author of two mathematics books and more than 80 mathematical research articles.
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