Ananth Shankar

Department of Mathematics

Northwestern University, Evanston (Chicago)

I am an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University. I graduated with a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Chennai Mathematical Institute in August, 2012. I was a PhD student at Harvard University under the supervision of Mark Kisin, and graduated in May 2017. Before joining Northwestern, I  was at MIT as a CLE Moore Instructor until July 2020, and an Assistant Professor at UW Madison until June 2023. Here is my CV.


My research is in arithmetic geometry and number theory. More specifically, I work in the following areas:

Here are some of my research papers: 

Seminars (co-)organized