Fernando Q. Gouvêa

Carter Professor of Mathematics

Office: Davis Science Center 208 [ campus map ]
Box 5836

Phone: 207-859-5836
Fax: 207-859-5846
Mailing Address:
5836 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8858
Gouvea, Fernando Q.


M.A., 1981, Universidade de São Paulo
M.A., 1986, Harvard University
Ph.D., 1987, Harvard University

Areas of Expertise

  • Number theory
  • Arithmetic algebraic geometry
  • History of mathematics

Other Courses Taught

CourseCourse Title
MA253Linear Algebra
MA357Number Theory
MA313Differential Geometry
MA352Complex Variables
MA376History of Mathematics
MA333Abstract Algebra

Professional Information

Editor, Carus Mathematical Monographs
Editor, MAA Reviews, the Mathematical Association of America's online book review service
Member, Editorial Board, Revista Brasileira de História da Matemática
Member, Advisory Board, American Institute of Mathematics



A Guide to Groups, Rings, and Fields

Math Through the Ages (with William P. Berlinghoff)

Math Through the Ages Expanded Edition (with William P. Berlinghoff)

p-adic Numbers: an Introduction

Arithmetic of p-adic Modular Forms

Arithmetic of Diagonal Hypersurfaces over Finite Fields (with Noriko Yui)

Advances in Number Theory (edited with Noriko Yui, out of print)

Formas Modulares: Uma Introdução

Primeiros Passos p-ádicos

See my home page for a complete list of publications.

Other Interests

Christian Theology
New Testament Studies
Modern Science Fiction
Comic Books and Comic Strips
Fountain Pens
Classical Music

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