# Professor Stephen Theriault* *

## Professor and Head of Pure Mathematics

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Professor Stephen Theriault is a Professor in Pure Mathematics within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton. He specialises in homotopy theory, a branch of algebraic topology, which is concerned with the classification of topological spaces up to continuous deformation. He has over 50 research publications and served as the topology editor of the journal The Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society. He is now the journal's convenor.

### Background

2012 - date Reader, University of Southampton

2002 - 12 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

1999 - 02 Whyburn Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia

1998 - 99 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

1997 - 98 University of Illinois at Chicago

1997 PhD Mathematics, University of Toronto

1991 BSc Mathematics, Dalhousie University