Michael J. Barany



photograph of Michael Barany

Welcome to my website!

I am a PhD student in the Program in History of Science at Princeton University. I study the history, sociology, and intellectual and material culture of modern mathematics. I attempt to find the connections between the dust on blackboards, the line items of budgets, the words in letters and journals, the conversations over tea and coffee, and the seemingly eternal truths that mathematicians spend their time creating and using in modern societies. Please use the navigation links to find out more about me and my work.

My main extra-curricular activity is as a member of the volunteer board of the Telluride Association, an educational not-for-profit that creates unusual educational opportunities for talented and socially-engaged high school and university students.