AMS Fellows Announced

Marie A. Vitulli, 2020 AMS Fellow

The 2020 class of AMS fellows has been announced, which includes the following twelve women:

  • Tara Brendle (Univ of Glasgow)
  • Suncica Canic (UC Berkeley)
  • Ana Caraiani (Imperial College)
  • Lisa Fauci (Tulane)
  • Eleny-Nicoleta Ionel (Stanford)
  • Olga Kharlampovich (Hunter College)
  • Chikako Mese (Johns Hopkins Univ)
  • Helena J. Nussenzveig Lopes (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
  • Julianna Tymoczko (Smith College)
  • Mariel Vazquez (UC Davis)
  • Marie A. Vitulli (University of Oregon)
  • Jang-Mei Wu (U Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

New AMS Blog: Living Proof

The AMS has announced a new blog, Living Proof, “dedicated to stories of endurance and persistence in mathematics. This blog springs from the book Living Proof: Stories of Resilience Along the Mathematical Journey.” The blog’s inaugural post is by Danielle Amethyst (pictured here). It describes some of her experience as a mathematician and a trans woman.

UF Prof Resigns after Extensive Sexual Harassment Allegations

Text messages between Lotto and the daughter of the initial reporter, from the UF Title IX investigation

From The Independent Florida Alligator: University of Florida professor Andrew Lotto “in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences was allowed to resign in May instead of being fired — but not before he allegedly assaulted or had inappropriate relationships with multiple women, some of whom were his students.” Read more here.

Bloomberg Opinion: Where Women See Bias, Men See a ‘Pipeline Problem’

Outside the pipeline. Photographer: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Sarah Green Carmichael of Bloomberg Opinion writes about “McKinsey’s enormous new dataset [that] shows diverging opinions on what stalls young women’s careers.” Read more here.