Joshua Allensworth Leslie

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18 February 1933
Savannah-La-Mar, Jamaica

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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Last Update July 2022