BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Marjorie Lee Browne|
|Born||September 9, 1914|
|Died||October 19, 1979 (aged 65)|
Durham, North Carolina
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
- "A note on the classical groups", Amer. Math. Monthly 62 (1955), 424-27.
Mathematics education works
- Sets, Logic, and Mathematical Thought (1957)
- Introduction to Linear Algebra (1959)
- Elementary Matrix Algebra (1969)
- Algebraic Structures (1974)
Awards and honors
- Elected to Sigma Xi, 1948
- University of Michigan nominee, American Mathematical Society
- Ford Foundation fellowship to study combinatorial topology at Cambridge University
- National Science Foundation Faculty Fellow studying computing and numerical analysis at UCLA
- Fellowship to study differential topology at Columbia University, 1965-66
- First recipient of W. W. Rankin Memorial Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education, given by the North Carolina Council of Teachers in Mathematics, which lauded her for "helping to pave the way for integrated organizations".
- The University of Michigan Department of Mathematics established the in 1999. The colloquium is presented each year during the University of Michigan's Martin Luther King Day activities.
- Marjorie Lee Browne Scholarship, which offers full scholarships to students majoring in math at NCCU.