Dr. Lucy Jean Campbell


Prefix: Dr.
First Name: Lucy
Middle Name: Jean
Last Name: Campbell



Lucy Jean Campbell's research interests are in geophysical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves, numerical methods for partial differential equations, and asymptotic and perturbation methods. She is the Treasurer of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS). She is also an Associate Editor for the journal Mathematics of Climate and Weather Forecasting.


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.