Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen
|Alma mater||Roskilde University|
Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈkʰelˀsn̩] ) is a Danish mathematician who works in the Department of Science, Systems and Models (IMFUFA) at Roskilde University, and in the Department of Science Education at the University of Copenhagen. Her research interests include the philosophy of mathematics, history of mathematics, and mathematics education.
Kjeldsen earned her doctorate in 1999 from Roskilde University under the supervision of Anders Hede Madsen.In 2012, she became one of the inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society.
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