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Autumn Kent

Championing Intersectional Identities in Mathematics: Meet Autumn Kent, a Trans Mathematician

Autumn Kent, an American mathematician with expertise in topology and geometry, holds the position of mathematics professor and is honored as a Vilas Associate at the University of Wisconsin. Notably, she is a transgender woman and an advocate for transgender rights. In recognition of her achievements, Kent was awarded a Simons Fellowship in 2019.

Time Period

20th and 21st Centuries

Main Field

Manifolds and cell complexes (57-XX)

Cultural & Geographical Affiliations

United States

Identity Connections

Queer Mathematicians, Women in Mathematics

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