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Mathematics educator

Mabel Gweneth Humphreys, Canadian, American mathematics educator. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Canada Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Humphreys, Mabel Gweneth was born on October 22, 1911 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Came to United States, 1932, naturalized, 1941. Daughter of Richard and Mabel Jane (Thomas) Humphreys.

Education

Bachelor, University British Columbia, 1932. A.M., Smith College, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1935.

Career

Instructor mathematics, physics, Mount St. Scholastica College, Atchison, Kansas, 1935-1936;instructor mathematics, Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1936-1941;assistant professor, Newcomb College, Tulane University, 1941-1949;associate professor mathematics, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1949-1950;professor, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, since 1950;department chairman, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1950-1979;Larew professor mathematics, Dana professor, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1973-1980;Dana professor emeritus, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, since 1980.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Canada Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Richard Humphreys

mother:
Mabel Jane (Thomas) Humphreys