Women and Minorities in Mathematics Paper 3 - Mathematicians Born After 1925

Work with at most 1 other person. Choose any woman or minority mathematician born after 1925 that is not at Appalachian State University. Extra credit granted for choosing a Native American or Hispanic mathematician. Only 1 group per mathematician allowed - indicate your choice by posting a WebCT bulletin board message with the subject: mathematician name, and your name(s) as the content. First post on a given mathematician will get that mathematician (subject to approval).

Write a paper using the writing checklist as a guide, and prepare a presentation using the presentation checklist as a guide, and a worksheet using the worksheet checklist as a guide.
Choice of mathematician due Fri March 9th by 5pm
List of preliminary references due Thursday March 22nd by 6pm
Brief description of planned math due along with copy of relevant materials due Tues March 27th at 5pm
Draft 1 due Tues April 3 at 5pm
Presentations of papers starting April 10 is 25% of grade
Final draft (and computer file) due the day of the last presentation is 60% of grade
Graded Classroom Worksheets and Computer File of Final Classroom Worksheet (and computer file) due 1 week after the last presentation. Worksheet is 15% of grade.
I am happy to help you with any of these!

Some Places to Search for Women and Minority Mathematicians Born After 1925
SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) Biography Project - Mathematicians
MAD Who are the greatest Black Mathematicians?
MAD Research Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
MAD History of Blacks in Mathematics
Agnes Scott College Women Mathematicians Chronological Index
Agnes Scott College's Prizes, Awards, and Honors for Women Mathematicians
Dr. Sarah's Fall 1999 Women in Math Course
Women in Science Poster Project I have the posters on women mathematicians.

  • Books on Reserve of in Reference in the Library
    Biographical encyclopedia of mathematicians / editor, Donald R. Franceschetti PublisherNew York : Marshall Cavendish, 1999 ASU REFERENCE JQA28 .B544 1999Jv.1JJ LIB USE ONLY ASU REFERENCE JQA28 .B544 1999Jv.2J LIB USE ONLY
    Modern mathematicians / Harry Henderson Publisher New York : Facts on File, c1996
    More mathematical people : contemporary conversations / ed by Donald J. Albers, Gerald L. Alexanderson, Constance Reid Publisher Boston : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1990 1st ed
    Notable mathematicians : from ancient times to the present / Robyn V. Young ASU REFERENCE QA28 .N66 1998
    Notable women in mathematics : a biographical dictionary / edited by Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl ASU REFERENCE QA28 .N68 1998
    She does math! : real-life problems from women on the job / Marla Parker, editor Publisher [Washington, DC] : Mathematical Association of America, c1995
    Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference by Claudia Henrion
    Women of Mathematics, by Grinstein
  • Ask Dr. Sarah or other mathematics professors for suggestions