# Baylor's Ray Perryman speaks in Life Experiences in Mathematics Series

**Dec. 21, 2011**

Dr. Ray Perryman (Baylor '74, Mathematics), Founder and President of the Perryman Group, was the third speaker in the Life Experiences in Mathematics lecture series when he visited Baylor University on March 21, 2012. The title of his lecture, was "*Madmen and the Village Watchman - Mathematics in the Trenches of Economics and Public Policy*".

Besides holding a BS degree in Mathematics from Baylor, Dr. Perryman earned a PhD in Economics from Rice University. Dr. Perryman has held numerous academic positions in his career including ten years as Herman Brown Professor of Economics and five years as University Professor and Economist-in-Residence at Baylor University, as well as five years as Business Economist-in-Residence at Southern Methodist University. He is widely regarded as one of the world's most influential and innovative economists.

**Ray Perryman**

For further information on Professor Perryman and his visit to Baylor, please click on the link Life Experiences in Mathematics.

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