# Richard Timothy Durrett

- Professor of Mathematics
- Director of Graduate Studies of Mathematics
- James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics

**External address:**105 Physics Building, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320

**Internal office address:**Dept Of Math, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320

**Phone:**(919) 660-6970

### Research Areas and Keywords

##### Biological Modeling

##### Probability

Durrett, R, and Zhang, Y. "Coexistence of grass, saplings and trees in the Staver–Levin forest model." *The Annals of Applied Probability* 25.6 (December 2015): 3434-3464.
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Talkington, A, and Durrett, R. "Estimating Tumor Growth Rates In Vivo." *Bulletin of mathematical biology* 77.10 (October 19, 2015): 1934-1954.
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Varghese, C, and Durrett, R. "Spatial networks evolving to reduce length." *Journal of Complex Networks* 3.3 (September 2015): 411-430.
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Ryser, MD, Myers, ER, and Durrett, R. "HPV clearance and the neglected role of stochasticity." *PLoS computational biology* 11.3 (March 13, 2015): e1004113-.
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Durrett, R, and Moseley, S. "Spatial Moran models I. Stochastic tunneling in the neutral case." *The Annals of Applied Probability* 25.1 (February 2015): 104-115.
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Magura, SR, Pong, VH, Durrett, R, and Sivakoff, D. "Two evolving social network models." *Alea* 12.2 (January 1, 2015): 699-715.

Aristotelous, AC, and Durrett, R. "Fingering in Stochastic Growth Models." *Experimental Mathematics* 23.4 (October 2, 2014): 465-474.
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Durrett, R, and Zhang, Y. "Exact solution for a metapopulation version of Schelling's model." *Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America* 111.39 (September 15, 2014): 14036-14041.
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Aristotelous, AC, and Durrett, R. "Chemical evolutionary games." *Theoretical population biology* 93 (May 2014): 1-13.
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Durrett, R, Liggett, T, and Zhang, Y. "The contact process with fast voting." *Electronic Journal of Probability* 19.0 (2014).
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