Editors: Mark Huber, Claremont McKenna College
  Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Welcome to the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, an online-only, open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Claremont Colleges Library and based at the Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences. Please feel free to browse our website and add your email to our database if you would like to receive a Table of Contents announcement for each issue in your email.

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JHM is an online-only, open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Claremont Colleges Library. Our emphasis is on the aesthetic, cultural, historical, literary, pedagogical, philosophical, psychological, and sociological aspects of mathematics as a human endeavor. More broadly, we aim to provide a forum for both academic and informal discussions about matters mathematical.

Current Issue:
Volume 12 Issue 2 (July 2022): Special Issue on Ethics in Mathematics

Front Matter



Special Issue -- Ethics in Mathematics: Foreword
Catherine Buell and Victor Piercey



Beyond Ethics: Considerations for Centering Equity-Minded Data Science
Nathan Alexander, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Anelise H. Shrout, Belin Tsinnajinnie, and Krystal Tsosie

Math in the Time of COVID


Navigating Mathematics Teacher Preparation During A Time of Crisis
Zareen G. Rahman, Rani Satyam, and Younggon Bae



Higher Meanings: A Speaker Series Connecting Mathematics and Religion
Lawrence M. Lesser, Patricia S. Barrientos, and Ben Zeidman



Conic Diagrams
David Pierce

The World of Mathematics


In Mathematics, As In Art
Andrew Granville


Calculus III: Under the Influence of Peer Instruction
Alan Von Herrmann and L. Jeneva Clark



Academic Hats and Ice Cream: Two Optimization Problems
Valery F. Ochkov and Yulia V. Chudova



Mathematics Education as Dystopia: A Future Beyond
Peter Appelbaum, Charoula Stathopoulou, and Constantinos Xenofontos

Poetry Folder



Ode to delta
Evandro il Cinico



Tom Blackford