Emille Davie Lawrence

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EDGE ‘01. Senior Director, Black Achievement Success and Engagement, Associate Professor in Mathematics, University of San Francisco. 

Emille Lawrence is a 2001 EDGE alum. She is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics and Senior Director of the Black Achievement Success and Engagement (BASE) Initiative at the University of San Francisco. She received her PhD in Mathematics from the University of Georgia and Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Spelman College. Her mathematical interests include braid groups and spatial graphs. She is co-editor of the book Living Proof: Stories of Resilience Along the Mathematical Journey which was awarded the Mathematical Association of America Euler Book Prize in 2022. In previous years, she returned to the EDGE as a mentor and instructor. Currently, Emille is a Karen EDGE Fellow.