Fall 2022 Teaching: Math 731
Fall 2022 and Winter 2023: Math 217 Course Coordinator (Linear Algebra) (all information on Canvas)
Professor Smith is a frequent
visitor to the
University of Jyvaskyla in Finland.
She is recently spent sabbatical there, and she spent Fall 2016 there teaching Algebra 2: Field and Galois Theory, and Resolution of Singularities, the latter at the Jyvaskyla Summer School. She has spent the winter semesters 2001 and 2010 there, among other visits.
Advice and Resources Blog Site for Math Graduate Students
Research, Teaching and Professional Service
Resources for Math Students of All Levels looking for interesting Employment: Big Math Network
A brief description of Smith's research interests in mathematics (Caution: not necessarily recent).
A brief Bio and another longer one, neither of which was approved by me, but mostly accurate.
An Interview in AMS Notices
An Interview with Cogito
For more information on Karen's life and career up to 2002, see the longer autobiographical essay in the book "Complexities: Women in Mathematics," Edited by Bettye Anne Case and Anne M. Leggett, published in 2005 by Princeton University Press.
The Hochster Conference and some pictures taken by Manuel Blickle.
Professor Smith has twice organized Special Years in Commutative Algebra at, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley California, spending time there with support from the Clay Foundation. Check out the famous special year quilt made by Irena Swanson.
This web page would not have been possible without
the generous help
of the MIT staff, especially Tivon Luker and Larry Nolan.