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Nathan Priddis

Associate Professor
Mathematics, Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Research

222 TMCB - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602


I am from Wyoming. I went to BYU for a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in math. Then I completed a Ph.D. at the University of Michigan under the supervision of Yongbin Ruan. I completed a post-doc at the Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany prior to my appointment at BYU. I started at BYU in Fall 2016.

Research Interests

My research is in the area of algebraic geometry, and more specifically in mirror symmetry. I also study K3 surfaces.

Teaching Interests

Introductory courses including Calculus and Math 290. Advanced courses: Algebra and algebraic geometry.


  • PhD, Mathematics , University of Michigan (2014)
  • MS, Mathematics , Brigham Young University (2009)
  • BS, Mathematics , German, Brigham Young University (2007)

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Teaching Award, BYU Math Department (2018 - 2018)
  • BYU Phi Eta Sigma Faculty Award, Phi Eta Sigma, BYU Chapter (2017 - 2017)
  • Karen Rhea Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Michigan Department of Mathematics (2016 - 2016)

Professional Citizenship

  • Editor, Associate Editor, AMS (2018 - 2020)

Courses Taught


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