AWM Fellows


The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has established the AWM Fellows Program to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences, consistent with the AWM mission: “to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.”

The inaugural class of the AWM Fellows Program will be honored on January 10, 2018, at the AWM Reception and Award Ceremony at the Joint Mathematical Meetings (JMM) in San Diego. To initiate the Program, the inaugural class of Fellows has been designated by the AWM Executive Committee drawing from a group of mathematicians who have shown an unwavering commitment to promoting and supporting women in mathematics. While this list of Fellows includes only a small number of deserving individuals, we hope that the mathematical community will nominate worthy candidates in the coming years, so that we can recognize the amazing contributions of so many people on behalf of the advancement of women and girls in the field of mathematics.

Going forward, a nomination process will be used to select the AWM Fellows. A new class of Fellows will be announced each January at the JMM. When reviewing nominations for the Fellows Program, the selection committee will be flexible in evaluating excellence in any work showing compelling evidence of a sustained and lasting commitment to women in the mathematical sciences.

Nomination Information

Please view the nomination process and deadlines for the 2019 nomination cycle.

See below a list of the inaugural AWM Fellows:

Banuelos, Rodrigo - Purdue University
Benkart, Georgia – University of Wisconsin, Madison
Blum, Lenore - Carnegie Mellon
Bozeman, Sylvia - Spelman College
Case, Bettye Anne - Florida State University
Charney, Ruth – Brandeis University
Gordon, Carolyn – Dartmouth College
Gray, Mary W.  – American University
Grundman, Helen G.  – AMS and Bryn Mawr College
Haas, Ruth - University of Hawaii at Manoa
Haunsperger, Deanna – Carleton College
Hughes, Rhonda J. – Bryn Mawr College
Jackson, Trachette - University of Michigan
Jochnowitz, Naomi - University of Rochester
Keen, Linda  - The City University of New York, Lehman College and the Graduate Center
Kessel, Cathy - Consultant, Berkeley, California
Keyfitz, Barbara – Ohio State University, Columbus
Knight, Genevieve Madeline - Coppin State University
Lauter, Kristin – Microsoft Research
Lenhart, Suzanne - University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Mesirov, Jill P. - University of California San Diego
Morrow, James - University of Washington
Pipher, Jill – Brown University
Roitman, Judith – University of Kansas
Rothschild, Linda – University of California, San Diego
Srinivasan, Bhama - University of Illinois at Chicago   
Taylor, Jean E. - Rutgers University and New York University, Courant Institute
Terng, Chuu-Lian - University of California, Irvine
Vazquez, Mariel - University of California, Davis
Velez, William - University of Arizona
Wiegand, Sylvia M. - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Wood, Carol - Wesleyan University 

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