Asuman Aksoy is a Crown Professor of Mathematics and Roberts Fellow at Claremont Mckenna College, where she has taught since 1987 and served as the chair of the Mathematics department several times. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1984 and her MA from Ankara’s Middle East Technical University. Aksoy’s central research interests include Banach space theory, operator theory, fixed point theory, interpolation spaces, Orlicz and modular spaces, hyperconvex spaces and metric geometry; fields in which she has published several peer reviewed articles and books, some recent papers are: Some Results In Metric Trees, Best Approximation in Numerical Radius, Minimal Projections With Respect to Various Norms, and the recent book A Problem Book In Real Analysis.
Professionally, Aksoy splits her time between work on research and teaching a wide array of Mathematics courses for Claremont Mckenna College and working for the Claremont Center for Mathematical Sciences. She has been recognized by Claremont Mckenna College and the Mathematical Association of America for her superior teaching, is a member of the American Mathematical Society and Phi Beta Kappa and internationally collaborates with mathematicians from Japan, Poland, Finland, Sweden and Morocco. When not researching or teaching, Aksoy enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and perusing literary interests.