Deborah Kent

Associate Professor of Mathematics
235 Howard Hall

Deborah Kent is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Drake University. She received both her Ph.D. and M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia.

Her primary research is in the history of mathematics, in particular the history of mathematics in America from the nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Her current research on periodicals focuses on the circulation of mathematical knowledge and practices between France and the United States. She also participates in an international research group on Mathematics and World War I.

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April 27, 2017
When Drake senior Reed Fischer crossed the finish line at the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee on Thursday, he broke a school record that has stood since long before Drake’s famed Blue Oval was blue.