Speaker Bio

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Susan Goldstine received her A.B. in Mathematics and French from Amherst College in 1993 and her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Harvard University in 1998. She is currently Professor of Mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, where she has been on the faculty since 2004. Dr. Goldstine's joint and individual artworks have appeared in Math Horizons, the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, and numerous art exhibits at the national Joint Mathematics Meetings and the international Bridges Conference. In the 2015 JMM Exhibition of Mathematical Art, her piece Map Coloring Jewelry Set won the prize for Best Textile, Sculpture, or Other Medium. Together with computer scientist and artist Dr. Ellie Baker, she is coauthor of the book Crafting Conundrums: Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist, which collects their extensive research on mathematical bead crochet. Her guiding principle is that a professor’s office can never have too many toys.


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