Linda Gilbert Saucier
Linda Phillips Gilbert Saucier (born 1948) is an American mathematician and textbook author, a distinguished professor emerita of mathematics and computer science at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Education and career
Linda Phillips was the daughter of Rudd George Phillips, an education specialist for the United States Air Force. She grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi, and earned B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Louisiana Tech University in 1970, 1972, and 1977 respectively. Her dissertation applied linear algebra to epidemiology; it was titled An application of the Jordan canonical form to the epidemic problem. She also became a faculty member at Louisiana Tech with her husband and co-author, Jimmie Gilbert.
Under the name Linda Gilbert, she became the author of "more than 37 mathematics textbooks" including Elements of Modern Algebra, College Algebra, College Trigonometry, Precalculus, and Matrix Theory.
- Birth year from Library of Congress catalog entry, retrieved 2018-12-02.
- "Gilbert, retired faculty member, author textbook", Faculty focus, University of South Carolina Upstate, November 11, 2013, retrieved 2018-10-28
- Minutes of the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees (PDF), December 13, 2011
- "Rudd George Phillips", Deaths, Funerals, Biloxi Daily Herald, p. A-2, June 20, 1977
- "Gilbert receives Ph.D.", Gulfport News, Biloxi Sun-Herald, p. C-35, December 4, 1977
- Jimmie Dale Gilbert, Legacy.com, retrieved 2018-10-28
- "Dr. Linda Gilbert Saucier", Faculty focus, University of South Carolina Upstate, April 12, 2011, retrieved 2018-10-28
- Bóna, Miklós (March 2009). "Review of Elements of Modern Algebra". MAA Reviews. Mathematical Association of America.