Japheth Wood is a mathematician engaged in the mathematical education of students at many levels. He is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Bard College Math Department, where he also co-directs the Bard Math Circle.

Japheth’s involvement in the math circle movement also includes the New York Math Circle and the Math Association of America‘s SIGMAA on Circles.

Previous academic appointments found Japheth at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vanderbilt University, the University of Louisville and Chatham University. Japheth earned his Mathematics Ph.D. and M.A., both at the University of California, Berkeley, his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and he is a proud alumn of the Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics and the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics programs.