Some recent papers include:

- Equilateral triangles on Jordan curves and a generalization of a Dold theorem, Topology and its Applications,,,
- Hassler Whitney, the Applied Mathematics Panel, and Airborne Weapons Accuracy, a talk given at the joint international AMS-DMV-ÖMG meeting in Mainz, Germany, June 17–19, 2005.
- Bourbaki and Algebraic Topology, a talk given at the University of Wisconsin and Lehigh University.
- Trigonometries, American Mathematical Monthly,
**109**(2002), 623–638. - A History of Fibre Spaces: Tortoises and Hares, Supp. Rend. del Circ. Mat. Pal. (II)72, (2004), 9-29.
*Review of Rings, Modules, and Algebras in Stable Homotopy Theory*, by A.D. Elmendorf, I. Kriz, M. A. Mandell, and J. P. May, with an Appendix by M. Cole, Mathematical Surveys and monographs, no. 47, AMS, Providence, RI, 1997, xi + 249 pp., $62.00, ISBN 0-8218-0638-6.*Equivariant Homotopy and Cohomology Theory*, J. P. May, with contributions by M. Cole, G. Comezana, S. Costenoble, A. D. Elmendorf, J. P. C. Greenlees, L. G. Lewis, Jr., R. J. Piacenza, G. Triantafillou, and S. Waner, CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics, no. 91, AMS, Providence, RI, 1996, xiii + 366 pp., $49.00, ISBN 0-8128-0319-0.*A Concise Course in Algebraic Topology*, by J. P. May, Chicago Lectures in Mathematics, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1999, ix + 247 pp., $18.00, ISBN 0-226-51183-9 (paper); which has appeared in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. Click here for a preprint.- A History of Spectral Sequences: Origins to 1953, in the
*History of Topology*, edited by Ioan James, North Holland, Amsterdam, 1999, 631-663. - An appreciation of the work of Jim Stasheff, in the
*Higher Homotopies in Topology and Mathematical Physics*, Contemporary Mathematics (AMS), edited by John McCleary, 1999, pp. 1–16. - Un theoréme remarquable sur les courbes de l’espace: Jacobi, Euler, Gauss, Clausen, L’Ouvert 90 (1998), 1-11.
- Hochschild homology, cyclic homology and the cobar construction (with John D. S. Jones), in the Adams Memorial Symposium in Algebraic Topology, London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series 175 (1992), 53-65, Cambridge University Press.
- On homotopy associative mod 2
*H*-spaces, Journal of Mathematics, Kyoto University 32 (1992), 451-499. - Homotopy theory and closed geodesics, Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1418, Homotopy theory and related topics. Proceedings, Kinosaki, Japan, 1988, 86-94.
- On Jacobi’s remarkable curve theorem, Historia Mathematica 21 (1994), 377-385.
- How not to prove Fermat’s Last Theorem, American Mathematical Monthly, 96 (1989), 410-420.