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Ananth Shankar

PhD, Harvard University


Ananth Shankar received his PhD from Harvard University in 2017. He held a CLE Moore Instructorship at MIT and then a faculty position at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, before joining the faculty of Northwestern in 2023.

Shankar’s research is in arithmetic geometry and number theory, focusing mainly on Shimura varieties and abelian varieties. He has also worked on arithmetic differential equations.