John Ewing joined MƒA in early 2009 as President.
Before joining MƒA, Ewing served as Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society for nearly 14 years. With a staff of over 200 employees in four offices and over 32,000 members, the AMS is a major publisher of mathematics research and the largest mathematics research society in the world. Ewing previously was professor of mathematics at Indiana University from 1973-1995, where he also served as Chair of the department for two terms. He has held visiting positions in the mathematics departments of Dartmouth College, the University of Virginia, the Newcastle University, and Göttingen University.
In addition to his research work, Ewing has been active in mathematical exposition, both as writer and editor, winning several national awards. In recent years, he has also written extensively on scholarly and electronic publishing.
In 1966, Ewing received his B.S. from St. Lawrence University, which also awarded him an honorary degree in 1996, and received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Brown University in 1971.