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Andrew Barker Wins 2010 George Pólya Award for Mathematical Exposition from MAA

Congratulations to Andrew Barker, a VIGRE postdoctoral associate in the Department of Mathematics and the Center for Computation and Technology, who was awarded the 2010 George Pólya Award for mathematical exposition from  the MAA. The George Pólya Award, established in 1976, is named after the renowned teacher and writer, and is given for articles of expository excellence published in The College Mathematics Journal. The award was for the paper Evolutionary Stability in the Traveler's Dilemma , The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 40, no. 1, January 2009, pp. 33-38, which was written while Andrew was a graduate student at the University of Colorado at Boulder.