Rick's Ramblings

7000 empty shoes commemorate children killed by gun violence.

I am a Professor in the Mathematics Department at Duke University. My favorite research topics are stochastic spatial models that arise from questions in ecology, and use of probability problems that arise from genetics. My blog.

Southeastern Probability Conference May 14-15, 2018



Ph.D. Students


Reading group - Spring 2018


Women in Probability

Grant Support. Most of this research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation.

Rick Durrett rtd (at) math.duke.edu My smiling face
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