Sharam Kohan

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Sharam Kohan
Residence New York
Citizenship United States
Nationality American
Fields Law, Philosophy, Mathematical Logic, Economics, Social Policy, Poverty reduction
Institutions International Coalition to End Torture
Alma mater Harvard University,[1]University of Oxford[1]
Known for Social Justice, Poverty reduction, Child prodigy
Notable awards National Gold Medal - Mathematics Olympiad[2]

Sharam Kohan (Hebrew: שרם כהן‎) is a lawyer, mathematical logician, economist, social scientist, and mathematics olympiad gold medalist.[2]

Education and Awards[edit]

Kohan received a Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) from Harvard Law School,[1] and a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) in economics and social policy,[1] and a Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence from University of Oxford.


Kohan is the honorary Secretary General of the International Coalition to End Torture. In 2001, he led the creation and formation of the coalition as an independent organization which used to be a Hong Kong based program of the Amnesty International.


  1. ^ a b c d "Mathematics Genealogy Project". North Dakota State University, Department of Mathematics. 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Sharam Kohan - Mathematics Encyclopedia". 2012. Retrieved July 29, 2014.