Ron Eglash (1958) is an American cyberneticist, university professor, and author widely known for his work in the field of ethnomathematics, which aims to study the diverse relationships between math and culture. His research includes the use of fractal patterns in African architecture, art, and religion, and the relationships between indigenous cultures and modern technology, such as that between Native American cultural and spiritual practices and cybernetics.
- African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design, Rutgers University Press, 1999, 272 pp.
- with Toluwalogo B. Odumosu, "Fractals, Complexity, and Connectivity in Africa", in What Mathematics from Africa?, ed. Giandomenico Sica, Milan: Polimetrica, 2005, pp 101-109.