Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:
DRESDEN, ARNOLD: Appointed for the preparation of a book on the calculus of variations, at Pisa and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton; tenure, twelve months from February 1, 1935.
Born November 23, 1882, in the Netherlands. Education: University of Amsterdam, 1901–03; University of Chicago, S.M., 1906, Ph.D., 1909.
Instructor in Mathematics, 1909–12, Assistant Professor, 1912–21, Associate Professor, 1921–27, University of Wisconsin; Professor of Mathematics, 1927—, Swarthmore College; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Chicago, Summer, 1915; Professor of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, Summer, 1928.
Publications: Plane Trigonometry, 1921, 1923; Solid Analytical Geometry and Determinants, 1930. Articles in American Mathematical Monthly Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Annals of Mathematics, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, School and Society, The Monist, School Science and Mathematics, Scientia, Atlantic Monthly, American Review.