Matthew Gentry Durham

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside. I will be visiting Cornell University during the 2021-22 academic year.

Previously, I was a Gibbs Assistant Professor at Yale University, where my mentor was Yair Minsky. Before that, I was an RTG Postdoctoral Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, under the supervision of Dick Canary. I completed my doctoral work under the guidance of Daniel Groves at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

My email address is mdurham [at] ucr [dot] edu.

Pronouns: he/him (<---- Why this? See here.)

Federico Ardila-Mantilla's axioms:

Axiom 1: Mathematical talent is distributed equally among different groups, irrespective of geographic, demographic, and economic boundaries.

Axiom 2: Everyone can have joyful, meaningful, and empowering mathematical experiences.

Axiom 3: Mathematics is a powerful, malleable tool that can be shaped and used differently by various communities to serve their needs.

Axiom 4: Every student deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.