Dr. Ashley Walls White

Dr. Ashley Walls White
Assistant Professor,
Mathematics

Meet Dr. Ashley Walls White

OF NOTE:
Teaches courses including Algebraic Geometry, Number Theory, Math History and Philosophy of Mathematics. Favorite courses are Math for Liberal Art and Abstract Algebra.

KNOWN FOR:
Convincing people that math is fun.

WHEN NOT IN THE CLASSROOM, CAN OFTEN BE FOUND:
Publishing research on Lie and Leibniz Algebras, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology and algebraic applications in music and dance composition.

POPULAR QUOTE:
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” – Albert Einstein

Examples of classes taught by Dr. Ashley Walls White:

  • Intermediate Algebra
  • College Algebra
  • Math for Liberal Arts
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus III
  • Euclid (HON 208)
  • B.S. Mathematics North Carolina State University (2011)
  • B.S. Philosophy North Carolina State University (2011)
  • M.S. Mathematics North Carolina State University (2014)
  • Ph.D. Mathematics North Carolina State University (2017)
  • McAlister, A., Stinzinger, E., White, A. “Companion Lie Algebras of Leibniz Algebras.” (2015).
  • Stitzinger, E. & White, A. “Conjugacy of Cartan Subalgebras in Solvable Leibniz Algebras and Real Leibniz Algebras.” Algebr Represent Theor. (2018) 21: 627
  • Payton, Fay Cobb; White, Ashley; Mullins, Tara. STEM Majors, Art Thinkers (STEM + Arts)–Issues of Duality, Rigor and Inclusion.” Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, v18 n3 p39-47. Jul-Sep 2017.

My current interests are in Lie and Leibniz Algebras, Algebraic Geometry, and Algebraic Topology. I’m also always interested in the interplay of mathematics and the arts, in particular algebraic applications in music and dance composition.

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