20th Century Mathematicians

Dorothy Vaughan

Dorothy Vaughan

Books: Lee Shetterly, Margot. 2016. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. New York, NY: William Morrow. Belman, Felice, and Mike Pride. 2001. The New Hampshire Century: Concord Monitor Profiles of One Hundred People Who Shaped It. Hanover, NH: University Press of […]

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Olga Ladyzhenskaya

Olga Ladyzhenskaya

Articles: Friedlander, Susan and Barbara Lee Keyfitz. “Olga Ladyzhenskaya and Olga Oleinik: Two Great Women Mathematicians Of The 20th Century,” Women Mathematics, May 18-20, 2006, pgs. 103-111. Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya (1922–2004),” Notice of the AMS, December 2004, Vol. 51, No.11, pgs. 1320-1331. “Obituaries: Olga Ladyzhenskaya,” From SIAM News, Volume 37, Number 3, April 2004. Books: […]

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Christine Darden

Christine Darden

Articles: Buckley, Cara. “On Being a Black Female Math Whiz During the Space Race,” New York Times [Books Section] September 5, 2016. Darden, Christine. “Sonic-Boom Minimization with Nose-Bluntness Relaxation” Technical Journal, January 1, 1979. Retrieved December 14, 2016. Darden, Christine. “An Overview of NASA’s HSR Program: Environmental Issues and Economic Concerns,” European Community on Computational […]

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Evelyn Boyd Granville

Evelyn Boyd Granville

Articles: Petrie, Phil W. “The Trump of Excellence: Through Math, Management, and Music, This Trio of African-American Women Gave Something New to the World,” Crisis  Mar-Apr 2000, Vol. 107, No.2,  p.25. Books: Jordan, Diann. 2007. Sisters in Science: Conversations with Black Women Scientists about Race, Gender, and Their Passion for Science. West Lafayette, Ind: Purdue […]

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Euphemia Lofton Haynes

Euphemia Lofton Haynes

Books: Case, Bettye Anne, and Anne M. Leggett. 2005. Complexities: Women in Mathematics. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Kenschaft, Patricia C. 2005. Change is Possible: Stories of Women and Minorities in Mathematics. Providence, R.I.: American Mathematical Society. Websites: Gregersen, Erik. “Euphemia Lofton Hayne,” Encyclopædia Britannica Pitts, Vanessa. “Haynes, Martha Euphemia Lofton (1890-1980),” Balckpast.org Euphemia Lofton […]

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