Cora Sadosky | |
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Born | May 23, 1940 |

Died | December 3, 2010 70) | (aged

Nationality | Argentinian |

Alma mater | University of Chicago |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | Howard University |

Doctoral advisor | Alberto Calderón |

**Cora Susana Sadosky de Goldstein** (May 23, 1940 – December 3, 2010) was a mathematician and Professor of Mathematics at Howard University.^{ [1] }

Sadosky was born in Argentina, the daughter of mathematicians Manuel Sadosky and Cora Ratto de Sadosky.

Sadosky began college at age 15 in the School of Science of the University of Buenos Aires. In 1960 she earned her degree of Licenciada (comparable to a master's degree in the US nomenclature.) She received an offer of a research assistantship to work on her doctorate in mathematics at the University of Chicago. She earned her doctorate in 1965.

After receiving her doctorate she returned to Argentina. She became an assistant professor of Mathematics at the University of Buenos Aires. She resigned in 1966, along with 400 other faculty members, in protest over a police assault on the School of science. She taught for one semester at Uruguay National University and then became an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins. She returned to Argentina in 1968 but was unable to obtain an academic position there, and worked as a technical translator and editor.

In 1974 she again fled Argentina; she relocated to Caracas and joined the faculty of the Central University of Venezuela. At this time she wrote a graduate text on mathematics that was published in the United States in 1979. She spent the academic year of 1978–1979 at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. In 1980 she became an associate professor at Howard University and was promoted to full professor in 1985.

She was appointed a visiting professorship for women (VPW) in science and technology from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for 1983–1984 and spent it at the Institute for Advanced Study. She received a second VPW in 1995 which she spent as visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley. She received a Career Advancement Award from the NSF in 1987–1988 which allowed her to spend the year as a member of the classical analysis program at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MRSI), where she later returned as a research professor.

She was elected president of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) for 1993–1995. The Sadosky Prize of the AWM is named in her honor.^{ [2] }

Her research was in the field of analysis.

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**Corina (Cora) Eloísa Ratto de Sadosky** (1912–1981) was an Argentine mathematician, educator and militant activist in support of human and women's rights in Argentina and beyond. She played an important part in the Argentine University Federation supporting republican interests during the Spanish Civil War and helping victims of Falangist oppression. In 1941, following the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, she established and headed the anti-fascist Junta de la Victoria which stood for democracy and women's suffrage. In 1965, Ratto founded *Columna 10*, a journal denouncing the conduct of the United States in the Vietnam War. In the 1970s, she published a series of important mathematics text books.

- ↑ "An Afternoon in Honor of Cora Sadosky". Math.umass.edu. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
- ↑ Pereyra, María Cristina; Marcantognini, Stefania; Stokolos, Alexander M.; Urbina, Wilfredo, eds. (2016),
*Harmonic Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, Banach Spaces, and Operator Theory (Volume 1): Celebrating Cora Sadosky's life*, Association for Women in Mathematics Series,**4**, Springer, p. ix, ISBN 9783319309613

- Estela A. Gavosto, Andrea R. Nahmod, María Cristina Pereyra, Gustavo Ponce, Rodolfo H. Torres, Wilfredo Urbina, "Remembering Cora Sadosky", http://www.math.umass.edu/~nahmod/Remembering_CoraSadosky-AWM.pdf.
- Charlene Morrow and Teri Peri (eds),
*Notable Women in Mathematics*, Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 204–209. - Larry Riddle, "Cora Sadosky",
*Biographies of Women Mathematicians*, http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/corasadosky.htm.

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