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# Louise Hay

Louise Hay (June 14, 1935 – October 28, 1989) was an American mathematician.

Biography

Louise Hay was born in Metz, Lorraine, in 1935. Her family immigrated to New York, in 1946. Louise Hay was a founding member of the Association for Women in Mathematics. Her master's thesis was "An Axiomatization of the Infinitely Many-Valued Predicate Calculus." In 1990 the AWM established the Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education[1]. Louise Hay was recognized for her contributions to mathematical logic and for her leadership as the head of the Mathematics, Statistics and Computer science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

References

^ Louise Hay Award for Contribution to Mathematics Education [1]

Sources

Hay, Louise. How I became a mathematician, Newsletter of the Association for Women in Mathematics, 1989 (p 8–10).

Soare, Robert I. Louise Hay: 1935–1989, Newsletter of the Association for Women in Mathematics, 1990, ( p 3–4 ).

Hughes, Rhonda. Fond Remembrances of Louise Hay, Newsletter of the Association for Women in Mathematics, 1990, (p. 4–6).

External links

Louise Hay on agnesscott.edu (Biographies of Women Mathematicians)

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