Gelonia Dent

Gelonia Dent




Adjunct Assistant Professor
Director, The Science Center
Room 328, Sciences Library
Brown University
[email protected] 


Gelonia Dent earned her PhD. in the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University in May 1999, under the guidance of Martin R. Maxey. Professor Dent works at the intersection of teaching, high capability computing administration and industrial research.  Her academic focus is on improving student literacy in mathematics and related science.  Her research focuses on computational and statistical modeling of applied and social sciences and their computational science phenomena.

Professional Affiliations 

  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
  • Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS) 
  • The National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences