Person: Foster (2), Dorothy


Dorothy Foster studied at Bedford College and was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of London in 1960. Except for a few years as an Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics at Royal Holloway College, London, she spent her whole career at the University of St Andrews. She was an expert on geometric number theory.

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Born 3 December 1933, Darlington, County Durham, England. Died 2 July 2021, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Origin England, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive