Thomas Hawkins

Thomas Hawkins won the 2001 Whiteman Prize, an AMS prize that honors notable exposition in the history of mathematics. The citation for the prize calls Hawkins "an outstanding historian of mathematics whose current research and numerous publications display the highest standards of mathematical and historical sophistication." The citation also mentions a number of Hawkins works, including his book, The Emergence of the Theory of Lie Groups: An Essay in the History of Mathematics 1869-1926. ...See more