Agnes Scott College

Linda Keen

Linda Keen

August 9, 1940 -

Received her Ph.D. in 1964 from the Courant Institute at New York University with a thesis on "Canonical Polygons for Finitely Generated Fuchsian Groups" [Abstract] under the direction of Lipmen Bers. Has taught at Lehman College since 1968. Promoted to full professor in 1974. President of the Association for Women in Mathematics (1992-93) and Vice-President of the American Mathematical Society( 1992-95). Has presented an AMS Invited Address (1975) and an MAA Invited Address (1989), as well as the 1993 AWM Noether lecture. Works in the areas of complex analysis and dynamical systems. In 2012 she was elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Profile from the AWM Emmy Noether Lectures.


  1. AWM Newsletter, March-April 1993
  2. The Emmy Noether Lectures: Profiles of Women in Mathematics, AWM
  3. Linda Keen homepage
  4. MathSciNet [subscription required]
  5. Author Profile at zbMath
  6. Mathematics Genealogy Project
  7. Biography at the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Photo Credit: Photograph used with permission of the Association for Women in Mathematics and is taken from Profiles of Women in Mathematics-The Emmy Noether Lectures, published by the AWM.