Hogben selected for global honor

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Leslie Hogben, professor of mathematics and associate dean for graduate studies and faculty development in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was among 40 mathematicians around the world selected as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. This elite honor recognizes outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

Hogben’s research is centered on linear algebra, graph theory, and applications. In addition to her highly regarded research, she has served in numerous leadership roles, including director of diversity for the mathematics department and associate director of diversity for the American Institute of Mathematics.

Her research and service have earned her numerous awards, including fellowships from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Women in Mathematics, and multiple awards for diversity and graduate student mentorship.

Hogben received her Ph.D. from Yale University.