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Op-ed Pieces


I was appointed a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times in March, 2015. My NYT opinion pieces through 2016 can be found here. Subsequent pieces are listed here.

Several of my math pieces have attained #1 emailed status. Documentation of this, along with notes on some of the op-eds can be found here.


“Want to fix gerrymandering? Then the Supreme Court needs to listen to mathematicians” in The Conversation about mathematical standards to identify extreme gerrymandering (Mar 29, 2019). Also republished by PBS News Hour and

“The Nuclear Nightmare” in the Times of India on the threat of nuclear terrorism in India. (Jan 12, 2014)

“Court Ruling Ignores India’s Rich Heritage of Diversity” in the Washington Post about the reversal of gay rights in India. (Dec 20, 2013)

Extended list of media articles, essays and interviews (available soon on my author website).