39 votes

2021 Community Moderator Election Results

On behalf of the moderator team and the whole community, I would like to congratulate you and officially welcome you to the team!
François G. Dorais's user avatar
33 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I would like to nominate YCor. He has made many contributions on main and meta, and is committed to improving the functioning of MO. He would contribute to the geographical/cultural diversity of ...
Lucia's user avatar
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30 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

Martin Sleziak would also be a fantastic addition to the moderator team. And so would David Speyer and Will Sawin.
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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28 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I would like to nominate Asaf Karagila. He has been a very active participant on MO for years. Asaf joined the site while he was a graduate student. He has since graduated but he still represents the ...
François G. Dorais's user avatar
27 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I'm using my real name. I have a permanent lectureship at the University of Bath. Should there be a term for ...
Daniel Loughran's user avatar
26 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Tim Campion Here is a link to my candidate statement. For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I use my real name, Tim Campion (I may sometimes publish as ...
Tim Campion's user avatar
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25 votes
Accepted

Should we have new moderator elections?

This is what I wrote (with slight edits) at the MO chatroom: I guess I should mention that I am often in contact with my fellow moderators, especially when a sticky situation arises that I'm not sure ...
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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24 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I think Yemon Choi would be a terrific moderator. Yemon has been active on MO (Main, Tea and Meta) from the beginning. His comments on Meta are invariably thoughtful and gentle. He would be a ...
Lucia's user avatar
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22 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I am using my real name. I am Professor of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. Should there be a term ...
Liviu Nicolaescu's user avatar
20 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I would also like to nominate theHigherGeometer, aka David Roberts. He, too, is a longtime contributor in both Meta and the Main Site, he perfectly knows the dynamics of MO and its culture, and his ...
Francesco Polizzi's user avatar
20 votes

Would newly elected moderators join the board of MathOverflow Inc.?

The members of the MO board are the six current moderators, Anton Geraschenko, and Ravi Vakil. Whoever becomes a moderator becomes a member of that board.
Todd Trimble's user avatar
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19 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I nominate Francesco Polizzi. It's evident Francesco has contributed to MO for a very long time so I will focus instead on his character. Francesco has been extremely fair, willing to hear out all ...
Squid with Black Bean Sauce's user avatar
19 votes
Accepted

Would newly elected moderators join the board of MathOverflow Inc.?

This is an important question, thanks! My response is a clarification of @Todd's answer, but it seems better to give it as a separate answer. The board exists because of the need of a legal entity ...
Ravi Vakil's user avatar
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18 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I start by nominating Lucia. They are a longtime user who made several good answers on the Main Site and provided many insightful contributions on Meta discussions. They look patient, fair, and ...
Francesco Polizzi's user avatar
18 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I am using my real name (though I publish as Nyberg-Brodda rather than Nyberg Brodda). I am currently a final year ...
Carl-Fredrik Nyberg Brodda's user avatar
16 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

There has been extensive discussion on MO Meta on how to make the MathOverflow community more welcoming and inclusive. How do you think the community should approach this issue, and what role (if any) ...
gmvh's user avatar
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16 votes

Nominating other community members

Noah Schweber would make an excellent MO moderator. He is a top-notch mathematician who regularly contributes to the site, his interactions with other users are consistently helpful and patient, and ...
Alec Rhea's user avatar
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15 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I would like to nominate Gil Kalai, a long term outstanding contributor to MO in all aspects. Many times in the past Gil has argued for a kinder, gentler MO and a more open attitude to questions --- ...
Lucia's user avatar
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15 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

A community-specific questions asked in the last election was: For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity?
gmvh's user avatar
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15 votes

Nominating other community members

This is not a nomination but it's about nominations. I think it would've been preferable if the current moderating team had tried to recruit some credible candidates before deciding (seemingly all of ...
Sam Hopkins's user avatar
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14 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Should there be a term for which moderators are elected? If elected, how long do you envision serving as a moderator?
Lucia's user avatar
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14 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

A community-specific questions asked in the last election was: What time zone are you in?
gmvh's user avatar
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14 votes

Should we have new moderator elections?

As of last month or so, the majority of moderators is in favor of holding elections "soon", but the person we chose to get the ball rolling may be occupied with non-MO commitments right now. ...
S. Carnahan's user avatar
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14 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I am using my real name. I am a final year PhD student, I will defend my thesis in a few weeks from today, and ...
Pedro's user avatar
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14 votes
Accepted

Reason for the 2021 moderator election

This was covered in comments elsewhere. No moderator is planning to step down. @SamHopkins None of the current moderators are expected to step down. Some of the moderators have reduced their activity ...
Asaf Karagila's user avatar
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13 votes

2021 Moderator election: suggestions for nominees?

I nominate Tim Campion. His contributions to the site are consistently pleasant to read in my opinion, whether discussing mathematics on the main site or MO technicalities on meta. He also seems to ...
Alec Rhea's user avatar
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13 votes

Should we have new moderator elections?

Nope, everything is fine, no need for new elections.
András Bátkai's user avatar
13 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

A community-specific questions asked in the last election was: Assuming a notion of "culture" as explained here, what would a newly elected moderator do to preserve it? Will there be more ...
gmvh's user avatar
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13 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I use my real name here, but I am currently a voluntary college dropout studying math independently. This could ...
Alec Rhea's user avatar
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13 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Stefan Kohl Here is a link to my candidate statement. For pseudonymous candidates, Are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity? I am using my real name. Should there be a term for which ...
Stefan Kohl's user avatar
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