Sarah Hart is a respected pure mathematician and a gifted expositor of mathematics, as evidenced by her 2021 profile in the New York Times https://tinyurl.com/3urd7pxk. Dr Hart was the youngest STEM professor appointed at Birkbeck College (University of London) and its first woman Mathematics Professor. Educated at Oxford and Manchester, she gained her PhD in Mathematics in 2000 at the age of 25, moving to Birkbeck as a lecturer in 2004. As a hugely popular lecturer with over 20 years teaching experience, she is a regular speaker at public events. In 2020 she was appointed the 33rd Gresham Professorship of Geometry, the oldest mathematics chair in the UK dating back to 1597. She is the first woman ever to hold the position.
Sarah’s lively Gresham lectures can be found here:
She is also President of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, the oldest such society in Europe. As well as promoting academic research into the history of mathematics, a key aim of the society is to emphasise the cultural importance of mathematics by incorporating the history of mathematics into mathematics education.