The department’s Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee gratefully acknowledges the narratives written by the Research Assistant for the 150 Years of Women in Mathematics, Tera Neff, and the active participation and editing of the Assistant Dean of Development for the Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Maria L. Hjelm, and the Co-Chair 150W History Project, and Emerita Dir. of Diversity, EECS Dept, Sheila Humphreys.


Important sources for the Narratives of UC Berkeley Women Mathematicians include the University of California In Memoriam series of the UC History Digital Archives, Moore, Calvin. Mathematics at Berkeley: A History. Wellesley: A.K. Peters, 2007.



  • These webpages were created by departmental staff.


  • Photos are courtesy of UC Berkeley Mathematics; photograph by George M. Bergman, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Julia Robinson, poster series, print 2021. Courtesy of Madeline Brandt and Claire Mirocha and collaborators: Mariel Supina, Rahul Dalal, and Rockford Sison. Accessed March, 3 2021.