Edward Scheinerman has been a member of the Johns Hopkins faculty for 25 years, having earned his Ph.D. from Princeton and bachelors' degree from Brown (both in mathematics). He has taught many courses at Hopkins, including Graph Theory, Combinatorial Analysis, and most recently Mathematics & Politics. Dr. Schienerman’s research is in discrete mathematics, especially graph theory and its applications (such as to social networks). He serves as the Notes Editor for the American Mathematical Monthly. He is the author of four books and two-time winner of the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award for mathematical expository writing. Dr. Scheinerman is a strong believer in the "fundamental interconnectedness of all things" and in interpersonal interaction as a key tool toward academic success. He is married and has four children; in his spare time he enjoys bicycling, cooking, and playing bridge.