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James Oxley

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James G. Oxley is an Australian–American mathematician, Boyd Professor of Mathematics at Louisiana State University.[1] He is known for his expertise in matroid theory and graph theory.

Oxley did his undergraduate studies in Australia,[2] and earned a doctorate from the University of Oxford in 1978, under the supervision of Dominic Welsh.[3] He joined the Louisiana State University faculty in 1982.[2]

Oxley is the author of the book Matroid Theory (Oxford University Press, 1992).

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]


  1. ^ LSU Mathematician Named Boyd Professor Archived 2013-04-04 at the Wayback Machine, Louisiana State University, December 7, 2012, retrieved 2013-03-20.
  2. ^ a b Brief vita, retrieved 2013-03-20.
  3. ^ James G. Oxley at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
  4. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-03-20.