Dr. Ranthony Edmonds

Algebra For Life

"Believe in yourself. The uncomfortable feeling you might have working through a problem is actually a sign that you are in the middle of learning and you shouldn't give up! Be your own green light."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Algebra All Day (April 2021)

Current Role: Postdoctoral Researcher at The Ohio State University


  • BS in Mathematics and BA in English at the University of Kentucky
  • MS in Mathematical Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University
  • MS and Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Iowa


Interests: Puzzles, creative writing, Science

In our April 2021 – Algebra All Day box, Dr. Edmonds talks about her love for math and her journey to get where she is today. When you enjoy something, but you think you are not good at it, it might just be your method of approaching it or your preparation for it. Dr. Ranthony loves that math can be used to solve problems in the real world, but that you can also study it recreationally.

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“As a postdoctoral scholar, I am learning how to research different topics than I did in graduate school. It’s similar to a doctor—you leave med school and then you do a residency to get further training in a specialty.”

Check out our April 2021 – Algebra All Day box to see Dr. Ranthony Edmonds’ FULL interview!