# Mathematician:Lillian Rosanoff Lieber

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## Mathematician

American mathematician about whom (despite her time at Long Island University) few details survive.

Most famous for her work directed at **T.C. Mits** (The Celebrated Man In The Street). Her husband **Hugh Gray Lieber** often did the illustrations.

Some editions of her work are credited to **Lilian R. Lieber**, but most resources have her as **Lillian**.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: July 26, 1886 in Nicolaiev, Russian Empire
- 1891: Lieber moved to the US with her family
- 1908: A.B. from Barnard College
- 1908 -- 1910: Teaching at Hunter College
- 1911: M.A. from Columbia University
- 1910 -- 1912: Teaching in New York City high school system
- 1914: Ph.D. from Clark University
- 1914 -- 1915: Teaching in New York City high school system
- 1915 -- 1917: Research Fellow at Bryn Mawr College
- 1917 -- 1918: Instructor of Physics at Wells College (also acting as head of physics department)
- October 27, 1926: Married Hugh Gray Lieber
- 1934: Joined mathematics department at Long Island University (LIU) in Brooklyn, New York
- 1934: Appointed director of the Galois Institute of Mathematics (later the Galois Institute of Mathematics and Art)
- 1945: Became department chair
- 1947: Made full professor
- 1954: Retired
- Died: July 11, 1986 in Queens, New York

## Publications

- 1931:
*Non-Euclidean Geometry* - 1932:
*Galois and the Theory of Groups*

- 1936:
*The Einstein Theory of Relativity*- 1945:
*The Einstein Theory of Relativity*(Part I of this edition is the same material published in 1936. Part II was new in this edition) - 1949:
*The Einstein Theory of Relativity*

- 1945:

- 1940:
*Non-Euclidean Geometry: Three Moons in Mathesis*

- 1942:
*The Education of T. C. MITS*- 1944:
*The Education of T. C. MITS*(revised & enlarged edition)

- 1944:

- 1946:
*Take a Number: Mathematics for the Two Billion*

- 1947:
*Mits, Wits and Logic*- 1954:
*Mits, Wits, and Logic*(Revised Edition) - 1960:
*Mits, Wits, and Logic*(3rd Edition)

- 1954:

- 1953:
*Infinity* - 1959:
*Lattice Theory; the Atomic Age in Mathematics* - 1961:
*Human Values and Science, Art and Mathematics*(1st Edition) - 1963:
*Mathematics: First S-t-e-p-s*

## Notable Quotes

*This is not intended to be**free verse.**Writing each phrase on a separate line**facilitates rapid reading,**and everyone**is in a hurry**nowadays.*