James Stewart (mathematician)

James Drewry Stewart, MSC (March 29, 1941  December 3, 2014) was a Canadian mathematician, violinist, and professor emeritus of mathematics at McMaster University. Stewart is best known for his series of calculus textbooks used for high school, college, and university level courses.

James Stewart
Born
James Drewry Stewart

(1941-03-29)March 29, 1941
Canada
DiedDecember 3, 2014(2014-12-03) (aged 73)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materStanford University
University of Toronto
Known forWork in harmonic analysis
Functional analysis
Calculus textbooks
Integral House
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsMcMaster University
University of Toronto
University of London
Doctoral advisorLionel Cooper