Jeanette McLeod

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Jeanette Claire McLeod is a New Zealand mathematician specializing in combinatorics, including the theories of Latin squares and random graphs. She is a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Canterbury, a principal investigator for Te Pūnaha Matatini, a Centre of Research Excellence associated with the University of Auckland,[1] an honorary senior lecturer at Australian National University,[2] and the president for the 2018 term of the Combinatorial Mathematics Society of Australasia.[3]

McLeod earned her Ph.D. in 2007 from Australian National University. Her dissertation, Methods in Asymptotic Combinatorics, was supervised by Brendan McKay.[4] She is one of the cofounders of Maths Craft, a project to popularize mathematics using crafts such as crochet and origami.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ Dr Jeanette McLeod: Senior Lecturer, Principal Investigator (Te Pūnaha Matatini), University of Canterbury, retrieved 2018-10-11
  2. ^ Dr Jeanette McLeod, ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science, retrieved 2018-10-11
  3. ^ CMSA Council, Combinatorial Mathematics Society of Australasia, retrieved 2018-10-11
  4. ^ Jeanette McLeod at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ Mulligan, Jesse (2 March 2017), Maths & crafts: Using crochet and origami to teach mathematics, Radio New Zealand
  6. ^ Monk, Ashleigh (15 March 2017), "Fold and knit your way through maths", The Star (Christchurch)
  7. ^ Te, Mandy (11 November 2016), "Beauty is in the eye of the mathematician", Te Waha Nui

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