Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Mathematics
Biography:Charles Doran comes to Bard from the University of Alberta, where he taught in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. His areas of specialization are algebraic geometry and mathematical physics. Doran, who earned his doctorate and undergraduate degrees at Harvard University, has also held faculty positions at the University of Washington, Columbia University, and Pennsylvania State University. He is the recipient of grants and awards from, among others, Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, National Science Foundation, Mathematical Association of America, and the Government of Alberta. He is the author or coauthor of Superschool on Derived Categories and D-branes; String-Math 2014; and the chapter “Yau’s Work on Moduli, Periods, and Mirror Maps for Calabi-Yau Manifolds,” in Geometry and Analysis, Vol. I. His work has also appeared in numerous refereed publications, including Research in the Mathematical Sciences, Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Communications in Number Theory and Physics, Israel Journal of Mathematics, SIGMA, and Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
AB, AM, PhD, Harvard University. At Bard since 2022.