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Colm Mulcahy

Professor of Mathematics, Spelman College

Mathematician Colm Mulcahy's latest book is Mathematical Card Magic from CRC Press.

He's written for Scientific American. Here is his Wikipedia page.

He earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from University College Dublin, in his native Ireland, and then a PhD from Cornell University. He's Professor of Mathematics at Spelman College, in Atlanta, Georgia, where he's been teaching since 1988.

His mathematical interests are broad, and he is a recipient of the Mathematical Association of America's Allendoerfer Award for excellence in expository writing. He published original mathematical card trick principles bi-monthly at from 2004 to 2014, and other puzzles of his have appeared in the New York Times. He also blogs as "Maths Colm" at Aperiodical and tweets as @CardColm.

He was fortunate to know Martin Gardner for the last decade of his life and helped to lead the Gardner Centennial celebrations.