Rick's Ramblings

Lucifer Falls, Treman Park, near Ithaca NY

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, population genetics, cancer, and the SARS-CoV2 epidemic. My blog.

Southeastern Probability Conferences:

May 15-16, 2023 at Duke
August 8-9, 2022 at UNC * May 31-June 1, 2022 at Duke
* 2021 In Honor of Elizabeth Meckes * 2020 cancelled due to covid
2019 * 2018 * 2017 Happy Birthday to me
2016 cancelled due to conflicts * 2015 * 2014 * 2013 * 2012 * 2011



Ph.D. Students and Postdocs



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
My Duke Math web page * Scholars@Duke page * Google Scholar Citations