Terrance Blackman is a number theorist and an Assistant Professor in Education Research, Policy & Practice (Mathematics) at University of Denver. His research interests are: aspects of the Jacquet-Langlands correspondence in the Langlands program; diversity in mathematics and science.
Prof. Blackman holds a BSc in Mathematics (Cum laude, 1991) from Brooklyn College, CUNY. He earned his MPhil (2000) and PhD (2011) degrees in Mathematics from The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY. His dissertation was titled "On the Arithmetic and Geometry of Quaternion Algebras: A spectral correspondence for Maass waveforms." Prof. Blackman's research since has focused on the “Jacquet-Langlands correspondence” for GL(2).
Prof. Blackman was born in Georgetown, Guyana and is "an old boy of the famed Guyanese high school, Queens College". He is actively engaged in research on pedagogical the issues which surround the teaching and learning of mathematics in urban, majority African-American settings. As Program Leader for Legacy Pathways, he utilizes "technology, research, innovative ideas, hands-on learning experiences, and best practices to develop and sustain lifelong learners". Prof.Blackman
In addition to his appointment at the University of Denver, he is a tenured lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Medgar Evers College CUNY. He has taught at other institutions throughout the CUNY system: Kingsborough Community College, John Jay College, Lehman College. Prof. Blackman has also been faculty fellow at The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY; Boston University; and Mount Holyoke College.
As an MLK Visiting Assistant Professor Prof. Blackman worked closely with Prof. David Vogan and participated in the Department of Mathematics' Lie group and number-theory seminars.