Agnes Scott College

Judith D. Sally

Judith Sally

March 23, 1937 -

Judith Sally received her BA degree in 1958 from Barnard College and her MA in mathematics from Brandeis University in 1960. She began her graduate studies at the University of Chicago in 1968 when her youngest child began kindergarten, receiving her Ph.D. three years later under the direction of Irving Kaplansky. Her dissertation was on "Regular Overrings of Regular Local Rings", which she published in the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 171 (1972) [Abstract]. Sally joined the faculty at Northwestern University in 1972 and is currently Professor Emeritus of Mathematics.

Read her profile from the 1995 AWM Emmy Noether Lectures.


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