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Personal Profile of Dr. Morris Kalka

Dr. Morris Kalka
Department of Mathematics

Home Page: http://tulane.edu/sse/math/faculty/morris-kalka.cfm

Morris Kalka earned his Ph.D. in 1975 at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of N.Y.U. under the direction of Louis Nirenberg. His first position was as an Instructor at the University of Utah, where he stayed for the academic years, 1975-77. He was then Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University between 1977 and 1979, at which time he moved to Tulane University, where he has been ever since, except for semester long visits to Harvard University in 1986 and The University of Florence in 1999. He became Professor at Tulane in 1988 and served as Department Chair from 1996-1999 and then again from 2002 to the present.

He has published papers in complex analysis, differential geometry, and partial differential equations with a number of collaborators, including Tom Duchamp of the University of Washington, John Bland of the University of Toronto, and Giorgio Patrizio of the University of Florence. He has a strong interest in undergraduate research and ran an REU program at Tulane for over 10 years.

Current/Future Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Committee of Academic Sponsors Representative Jan 09, 2017 Feb 04, 2019
Emeriti Trustees Mar 01, 2017 Feb 29, 2020

Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Ex-officio Trustee (CAS Chair) Apr 01, 2008 Mar 31, 2011
Board of Trustees Ex-officio Trustee, CAS Chair Apr 01, 2008 Mar 31, 2014
CAS Executive Subcommittee May 01, 2016 Apr 30, 2017
Committee of Academic Sponsors Chair for two 3-year terms Apr 01, 2008 Mar 31, 2014
Committee on Trustees CAS Representative Sep 01, 2007 Mar 01, 2008
Committee on Trustees Ex-officio (CAS Chair) Apr 01, 2008 Mar 31, 2014
Steering Committee CAS Chair, ex officio Apr 01, 2008 Mar 31, 2014