# Alexandra Bellow

1935-

Born in Bucharest, Romania. Received her Ph.D. from Yale in 1959 with a dissertation on *Ergodic Theory of Random Series*. Worked
in the area of ergodic theory and probability. Became the first woman full professor of mathematics at Northwestern
University in 1968, and retired as Professor Emeritus in 1996 after a distinguished career.

Read her autobiographic essay "

Flashbacks of a Mathematical Life" from the September 2016 issue of the Notices of the American Math Society.

Profile
from the AWM Noether Lectures.

### References

- Bellow, Alexandra. "Flashback of a Mathematical Life," Notices, American Mathematical Society, Vol. 63, No. 8 (2016), 931-934.
- Koumoutsos, Niki. Alexandra Bellow full-length interview, May 2015 Newsletter for the Northwestern University Mathematics Department.
- Author Profile at zbMath
- MathSciNet [subscription required]
- The Mathematics Genealogy Project