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John Colin Stillwell (born 1942) is an Australian mathematician on the faculties of the University of San Francisco and Monash University.^{[1]}
He was born in Melbourne, Australia and lived there until he went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his doctorate.^{[1]} He received his PhD from MIT in 1970, working under Hartley Rogers, Jr.^{[2]} From 1970 until 2001 he taught at Monash University back in Australia and in 2002 began teaching in San Francisco.^{[1]}
In 2005, Stillwell was the recipient of the Mathematical Association of America's prestigious Chauvenet Prize for his article “The Story of the 120-Cell,”^{[3]} Notices of the AMS, January 2001, pp. 17–24.^{[4]} In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[5]}
Stillwell is the author of many textbooks and other books on mathematics including:
United Kingdom, New Zealand, New South Wales, Canada, Queensland
Australia, Order of Australia, Victoria (Australia), Melbourne, University of New South Wales
Logic, Set theory, Statistics, Number theory, Mathematical logic
San Francisco, Santa Clara University, Latin, Baseball, Basketball
Boston University, Duke University, Harvard University, Brown University, Vanderbilt University
Earth, Wisconsin, Earth radius, Greek language, Communication
Dominican Order, Four Pillars of the Green Party, Four Pillars of Destiny, Four Pillars of Nepal Bhasa, Four Pillars of Transnistria
Number theory, University of Göttingen, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Leopold Kronecker, Edmund Landau
Non-standard analysis, André Weil, Paul Tannery, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Pierre de Fermat
Non-Euclidean geometry, Angle, Spherical geometry, H. S. M. Coxeter, Great circle