Department of Mathematics

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Department of Mathematics

Faculty & Staff

Turner, Laura

Ph.D.: Science Studies (History of mathematics), Aarhus University

M.Sc.: Mathematics, Simon Fraser University


Department: Mathematics
Office: FOB S4
Phone: (845) 257-3530

Career History

Kenneth O. May Postdoctoral Fellow (History of Mathematics), Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto (2012-2013).

Pre- and Postdoctoral Research, Laboratoire de Mathématiques de Lens, University of Lille - North of France (U. Artois) (2011-2012).

Research/Creative Activity

Primary interests: the history of mathematics in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, especially the history of analysis; rhetoric of international cooperation and communication in mathematics and science; the history of mathematical journals and congresses; notions of "generality" in mathematics; the circulation of mathematical knowledge and mathematical practices.

International Research Collaborations: Member of Circulation des savoirs et pratiques algébriques et arithmétiques (1870-1945). Sources et échanges: France, Europe, États-Unis. (Circulations of algebraic and arithmetic practices and knowledge (1870–1945). Sources and exchanges: France, Europe, U.S.A.) (CaaFÉ)