Thomas W. Tucker

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Thomas William Tucker (born July 15, 1945) is an American mathematician, the Charles Hetherington Professor of Mathematics at Colgate University,[1] and an expert in the area of topological graph theory.[2][3]

Tucker did his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, graduating in 1967,[1] and obtained his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in 1971, under the supervision of Edward Martin Brown.[4]

Tucker's father, Albert W. Tucker, was also a professional mathematician, and his brother, Alan Tucker, and son, Thomas J. Tucker, are also professional mathematicians.


  1. ^ a b Faculty web page, retrieved 2014-10-29.
  2. ^ J. L. Gross and T. W. Tucker, Topological Graph Theory, Wiley Interscience, 1987
  3. ^ Thomassen, Carsten (1988). "Review: Topological Graph Theory, by Jonathan L. Gross and Thomas W. Tucker" (PDF). Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.). 19 (2): 560–561. doi:10.1090/s0273-0979-1988-15742-4. 
  4. ^ Thomas William Tucker at the Mathematics Genealogy Project