# Judy Green (mathematician)

Judy Green | |
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Born | 1943 |

Academic background | |

Education | Cornell University, Yale University |

Alma mater | University of Maryland, College Park |

Thesis | Consistency Properties for Uncountable Finite-Quantifier Languages (1972) |

Doctoral advisor | Carol Karp |

Academic work | |

Discipline | Mathematics |

Institutions | Rutgers University, Marymount University |

Main interests | Women in mathematics |

Notable works | Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD’s |

**Judith** (**Judy**) **Green** (born 1943)^{[1]} is an American logician and historian of mathematics who studies women in mathematics.^{[2]} She is a founding member of the Association for Women in Mathematics;^{[3]}^{[4]} she has also served as its vice president, and as the vice president of the American Association of University Professors.^{[2]}

## Education and career

Green earned her bachelor's degree at Cornell University.
The completed a master's degree at Yale University,
and a Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, College Park.^{[2]}
Her dissertation, supervised by Carol Karp and finished in 1972, was
*Consistency Properties for Uncountable Finite-Quantifier Languages*.^{[5]}

She belonged to the faculty of Rutgers University before moving to Marymount University in 1989. After retiring from Marymount in 2007, she became a volunteer at the National Museum of American History.^{[2]}

## Book

With Jeanne LaDuke, she wrote *Pioneering Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD’s* (American Mathematical Society and London Mathematical Society, 2009). This was a biographical study of the first women in the U.S. to earn doctorates in mathematics.^{[6]}

## Recognition

She is part of the 2019 class of fellows of the Association for Women in Mathematics.^{[7]}

## References

**^**Birth year from Library of Congress catalog entry, retrieved 2018-12-07.- ^
^{a}^{b}^{c}^{d}*Dr. Judy Green, Professor Emerita*, Marymount University, retrieved 2017-11-09 **^**Blum, Lenore (September 1991), "A Brief History of the Association for Women in Mathematics: The Presidents' Perspectives",*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*,**38**(7): 738–774. See section "What we did ... (In the beginning): Atlantic City".**^**Kenschaft, Patricia C. (2005),*Change is Possible: Stories of Women and Minorities in Mathematics*, American Mathematical Society, p. 131, ISBN 9780821837481**^**Judy Green at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**Reviews of*Pioneering Women in American Mathematics*:- Charles Ashbacher (January 2009)
*MAA Reviews*, [1] - Amy Shell-Gellasch (2009),
*Isis*100 (4): 925–926, doi:10.1086/652073 - Amy Ackerberg-Hastings (February 2010),
*Historia Mathematica*37 (1): 124–128, doi:10.1016/j.hm.2009.09.001 - Margaret A. M. Murray (May 2010),
*The College Mathematics Journal*41 (3): 248–251, doi:10.4169/074683410x488755 - Andrea Blunck (2010),
*Mathematical Reviews*, MR2464022 - Sorelle A. Friedler (June 2011),
*ACM SIGACT News*42 (2): 37–41, doi:10.1145/1998037.1998047

- Charles Ashbacher (January 2009)
**^***2019 Class of AWM Fellows*, Association for Women in Mathematics, retrieved 2019-01-08

- 1943 births
- Living people
- 20th-century American mathematicians
- American women mathematicians
- Mathematical logicians
- Historians of mathematics
- Cornell University alumni
- Yale University alumni
- University of Maryland, College Park alumni
- Rutgers University faculty
- Marymount University faculty
- Fellows of the Association for Women in Mathematics
- 20th-century women mathematicians