federico ardila
matemático
professor . san francisco state university
profesor adjunto . universidad de los andes . colombia


. research . teaching . society . outreach . cv . interviews . other .

      . writing . talks . organizing .



Papers on mathematics, education, and society.

Todxs cuentan in ECCO: community and belonging in mathematics.
        with Carolina Benedetti.
        (In press, 2020)

Todxs cuentan: building community and welcoming humanity from the first day of class.
        (In press, 2020)

CAT(0) geometry, robots, and society.
        (Notices of the American Mathematical Society (67) (2020), 977--987.)

Todos cuentan: cultivating diversity in combinatorics.
        (Notices of the American Mathematical Society (63) 2016, 1164-1170.)

Pamela Harris: The mathematical rise and social contribution of a Dreamer.
        with Ricardo Cortez.
        (Notices of the American Mathematical Society 65 (2018) 1025-1026.)

Catalan numbers.
        on the Catalunyan separatist movement and combinatorics
        (Mathematical Intelligencer 38 (2016) 4-5.)

Números de Catalán.
        sobre el movimiento separatista de Cataluña y la combinatoria
        (universo.math 2 (2016) No. 3, Artículo 2.)


Publications on language and society.

Camsá, Español, English
        with Doriz Jacanamijoy Mavisoy, Segundo Jaime Mutumbajoy Jacanamejoy, Gerardo Chasoy, Juan Bautista Jacanamijoy Juajibioy, and Colectivo Conexión Colombia
        (Jentrocam, Cabildo Indígena Kamëntsá Inga, San Francisco, Putumayo, Colombia, 2020.)


Selected videos from talks on mathematics, education, and society.

Robots, geometry, and society
        (U. of Toronto Equity Forum, 2021)

¿Las matemáticas son inofensivas?
        (Derivando YouTube channel, 2020)

Las ecuaciones de la imaginación
        (TEDx Teusaquillo, 2013)


Selected slides from talks on mathematics, education, and society.

Robots, geometry, and society
        (Forum for African Women in Mathematics, 2020)

Todxs cuentan: difference, humanity, and belonging in the mathematics classroom.
        (Mathematical Association of America Project NExT Lecture on Teaching and Learning, JMM 2020)

Teaching and learning mathematics: three visions to work towards
        (Mathematical Association of America Haimo National Teaching Award, 2020) Audio and song.

Building bridges to broaden and deepen representation
        (American Mathematical Society Committee on Education, 2015)


Organizing activities on math, education, and society.

Boycott collaboration with the police
        with Tarik Aougab, Jayadev Athreya, Edray Goins, Christopher Hoffman, Autumn Kent, Lily Khadjavi, Cathy O'Neil, Priyam Patel, Katrin Wehrheim, and over 1500 signatories.
        (Notices of the American Mathematical Society, October 2020)

AMS Special Session on Social Change through Mathematics and Education
        with Shandy Hauk, Ashia Wilson, Robin Wilson
        (San Francisco State University, May 2021)

AMS Special Session on Social Change in and through Mathematics and Education
        with Matthias Beck, Jamylle Carter, and Kim Seashore
        (San Francisco State University, Oct 2018)