Lucy Jean Campbell


place: Barbados

B.Sc. (First Class Honours) in Mathematics at the University of Science and Technology in Ghana

McGill University
thesis: ; Advisor: Sherwin Maslowe

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada



Lucy Jean Campbell was born in Barbados of a Ghanaian mother and a Barbadian father, the mathematician Merville O'Neale Campbell. She grew up in Barbados, Jamaica and Ghana and completed her B.Sc. (First Class Honours) in Mathematics at the University of Science and Technology in Ghana. She studied at Cambridge University with a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust/Schlumberger Scholarship and then eventually moved to Canada where she completed her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics under the supervision of Prof. Sherwin Maslowe at McGill University in Montreal. After graduating Campbell worked as a postdoctoral researcher with atmospheric scientist Prof. Ted Shepherd in the Physics Department at the University of Toronto. She has been at Carleton University in Ottawa since 2003 and is now a tenured Associate Professor.

 Campbell's research interests are in geophysical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves, and numerical and analytical methods for solving partial differential equations. She has publications in a number of mathematics and atmospheric science journals, including the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, and Studies in Applied Mathematics.


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