Jenne O’Brien


Jenne studies the history of mathematics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. At Columbia, Jenne double majored in mathematics and history, and wrote her senior thesis on non-Euclidean geometry’s role in Nietzsche’s famed turn to nihilism.

Jenne’s other interests include the history of the physical sciences, modern European intellectual history, and Northern Renaissance art.

Photo credit: Leo O'Brien

Year of Study
Seventh Year
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