Michael Harris Professor of Mathematics

Education

  • 1977

    Ph.D. Mathematics, Harvard University

  • 1976

    M.A. Mathematics, Harvard University

  • 1973

    B.A. Mathematics, Princeton University

Dissertation

On p-Adic Representations Arising from Descent on Abelian Varieties
Advisor: Barry Mazur

Positions held

  • 2016-2018

    Visitor, IHES, coordinator of European Research Council project AAMOT, organizer of seminar

  • 2013–

    Professor, Columbia University

  • 2001-2011

    Member, Institut Universitaire de France

  • 1994–

    Professeur, Université Paris 7 (on leave since 2015)

  • 1989-1994

    Professor of Mathematics, Brandeis University

  • 1982-1989

    Associate Professor of Mathematics, Brandeis University

  • 1977-1982

    Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Brandeis University

Visiting positions

  • 2019 (Feb)

    Research Member, MSRI (Berkeley)

  • 2017 (February)

    Bowen Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley

  • 2014 (fall)

    Program organizer, MSRI (Berkeley)

  • 2012 (Feb-March)

    Coxeter Lecturer, Fields Institute, Toronto

  • 2011 (spring)

    Member, Institute for Advanced Study

  • 2010 (November)

    Distinguished Lecturer, UCLA

  • 2010 (July)

    Visiting researcher, Petersburg Branch of the Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Russia

  • 2009 (spring)

    Senior Visiting Researcher, Oxford University
    Visiting Fellow, Magdalen College

  • 2008 (spring)

    Samuel Eilenberg Professor, Columbia University

  • 2005 (February)

    Distinguished Ordway Visitor, University of Minnesota

  • 2004 (spring)

    Visiting researcher, Harvard University

  • 2004 (one week)

    Distinguished Lecturer, UCLA

  • 2004 (April)

    Ellis Kolchin Lecturer, Columbia University

  • 2001 (August)

    Visiting Professor, Hong Kong University for Science
    and Technology (Hong Kong)

  • 2001 (July, 2 weeks)

    Visiting Professor, Morningside Institute for Mathematics (Beijing)

  • 2001 (April)

    Visiting Professor, Centre de Recérca Matemática
    (Barcelona)

  • 1999 (August)

    Visiting professor, Sonderforschungsbereich (Mathematical Institute), Münster

  • 1998 (January)

    Visiting professor, Research Institute for Mathematical
    Sciences, (Kyoto, Japan)

  • 1995 (spring, 2 weeks)

    Visitor, MSRI (Berkeley)

  • 1993 (April)

    Visitor, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical
    Sciences (Cambridge, England)

  • 1993 (spring)

    Professeur invité, Université de Paris-Sud (Orsay)

  • 1992 (Oct-Nov)

    Professeur invité, Université Paris VII (Paris)

  • 1991 (May-June)

    Professeur invité, Ecole Normale Sup. (Paris)

  • 1990 (July)

    Visitor, Tata Inst. of Fund. Research, India

  • 1990 (June)

    Visitor, IHES

  • 1989-90

    NAS/AS USSR Exchange Scholar, Steklov Institute
    of Mathematics (Moscow)

  • 1986-87 (four weeks)

    Visitor, MSRI (Berkeley)

  • 1985 (spring)

    Visitor, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Montrouge)

  • 1984 (fall)

    Visiting Associate Professor, Bethlehem University (West Bank)

  • 1984 (spring)

    Visitor, Columbia University

  • 1983 (fall)

    Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

  • 1982 (July)

    Visitor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    (Bombay, India)

  • 1981 (May)

    Professeur d'échange, Université Paris VII

  • 1980 (Summer)

    Visiteur, IHES

Prizes and Honors

  • 2019—

    Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • 2018—

    Fellow, American Mathematical Society

  • 2016—

    Member, Academia Europaea

  • 2014

    Invited Speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians, Seoul

  • 2009

    Grand Prix Scientifique de la Fondation Simone et Cino del Duca (for the équipe Formes Automorphes, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)

  • 2007

    Clay Research Award

  • 2006

    Grand Prix Sophie Germain de l'Académie des Sciences

  • 2002

    Invited Speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians, Beijing

  • 2001-2011

    Member, Institut Universitaire de France

  • 2000

    Invited Speaker, European Congress of Mathematics, Barcelona

  • 1983-85

    Fellow, Sloan Foundation