Welcome to Alexander Soifer's Website

Alexander Soifer is a Russian-born American mathematician and mathematics author

His works include over 400 articles and 13 books.

Soifer obtained his Ph.D. in 1973 and has been a professor of mathematics at the University of Colorado since 1979.

He was visiting fellow at Princeton University from 2002 to 2004, and again in 2006–2007.

Soifer also teaches courses on art history and European cinema. His publications include 13 books and over 400 articles.

Quail Lake Colorado SpringsPresident, World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions, 2012-2016

Editor and Publisher, Geombinatorics quarterly

The New Mathematical Coloring Book

Mathematical Courses taught are too numerous to list here. 

Courses in Art & Film History include:

  • Fifty Years of Great Films
  • Russian Avant Garde Art of the Early XX Century
  • Great European Film Directors
  • Russian Avant Garde Cinema
  • Russian Cinema Today
  • Michelangelo Antonioni and the Post World War II Cinema of Italy
  • Andrzej Wajda and the Post World War II Cinema of Poland
  • Kurosawa Akira and the Post World War II Cinema of Japan
  • Cinema of Denmark

I organized an international workshop "Ramsey Theory Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" at DIMACS, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, May 27-29, 2009. Springer is planning a book of survey articles of the workshop in its series "Progress in Mathematics."


A picture of a dog laying in the snow.Alexander Soifer's Current Coordinates
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway,
Colorado Springs, CO 80918, USA

Phone (719) 255-1234
Fax (719) 255-4200