Joshua Allensworth Leslie
18 February 1933
Joshua Allensworth Leslie was an African American mathematician born in Jamaica. He studied for his Ph.D. at the University of Paris advised by Henri Cartan. He was a professor at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Howard University. He was awarded a Major Research Instrumentation grant to study the application of topology and group theory to solving differential equations.
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