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Department of Mathematics
Division of Science

Contacting the Mathematics Department

Mathematics Department operations are being performed via a mix of principally in-person and some remote means.

The Math Department's main telephone lines, at (212) 650-5346 and 5347, are being answered Monday through Thursday by in office staff in the Marshak building, MR 529. Hours of operation for all days are from 9am - 5pm.

On Fridays, however, the staff will continue to operate remotely. As a result, calls to the department should then be directed to (347) 961-7667, which will generally be answered 9am-5pm.

Preferably, email your concerns and questions to, which is being monitored regularly.

Contacting Advisors and Program Administrators

During January, advising will be handled online.

For questions concerning registration, e.g. possible overtallies, please email the Math Dept at In addition to indicating your preferred sections(s) for the course you are looking for, please be sure to include your Empl ID and telephone number (for a quicker back and forth about available sections). Your email will be forwarded to an advisor.

For questions about changing a Major or Minor, you should get a response from the Assistant Chair, Prof. Joseph Bak, who advises undergraduate Mathematics majors. Prof Bak usually responds in a day or so.

The Administrators page lists administrators and advisors in the department together with some information about how to contact our administrators. This page can also be reached by clicking “Administation” on the menu at left.

Professors Jorgenson and Chinta are co-Chairs of the Mathematics Master's program. It is best to contact them by writing to

Contacting instructors

Information about individual instructors is available on our People page.


For issues related to this website please write to

Dr. Robert J. Aumann

Photograph of Robert J. Aumann

Robert J. Aumann is The City College of New York’s ninth Nobel Prize winner, sharing the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics with Thomas C. Schelling "for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis."

He graduated from City College in 1950 with a B.Sc. degree in mathematics and received his S.M. (1952) and Ph.D. (1955) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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