Oscar E. Fernandez

Associate Professor of Mathematics at Wellesley College

Oscar E. Fernandez is an associate professor of mathematics at Wellesley College, and holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Michigan. His first book, Everyday Calculus, explores the calculus hidden in everyday life. His second book, The Calculus of Happiness, quantifies key aspects of health, wealth, and relationships, and empowers us to build a happier life. Fernandez writes about mathematics for the Huffington Post, on his website (, and on Twitter @EverydayCalc.