Month: November 2020

Talitha Washington (UConn Math PhD 2001) elected Fellow of the AMS

Congratulation to Talitha Washington, who received her doctorate in mathematics from UConn in 2001, on being named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, class of 2021!

Dr. Washington is Professor of Mathematics at Clark Atlanta University. She also has an affiliate faculty appointment at Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College. Previously, she has held positions at The College of New Rochelle, the University of Evansville, and Howard University.

This summer, Dr. Washington was appointed the inaugural director of the Data Science Initiative of the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC). The AUCC is the largest contiguous consortium of African-American higher education institutions in the United States, and the Data Science Initiative that Dr. Washington will lead will seek to analyze current and emerging societal problems, particularly those affecting the African American community, and develop data-driven solutions.