Richard Timothy Durrett

Richard Timothy Durrett
  • James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Director of Graduate Studies 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
population genetics, selective sweeps, stepping stone models, interacting particle systems, contact processes, spatial ecological models, cancer modeling, tumor heterogeneity
probability, stochastic processes, random graphs, dynamics on networks, dynamics of networks
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1976

Durrett, R. "Stochastic spatial models." SIAM Review 41.4 (1999): 677-718.

Kruglyak, S, Durrett, RT, Schug, MD, and Aquadro, CF. "Equilibrium distributions of microsatellite repeat length resulting from a balance between slippage events and point mutations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 95.18 (1998): 10774-10778. Full Text

Durrett, R, and Levin, S. "Spatial aspects of interspecific competition." Theoretical Population Biology 53.1 (1998): 30-43. Full Text

Bramson, M, Cox, JT, and Durrett, R. "A spatial model for the abundance of species." Annals of Probability 26.2 (1998): 658-709.

Durrett, R, and Levin, S. "Erratum: Spatial aspects of interspecific competition (Theoretical Population Biology (1998) 53:1 (30-43))." Theoretical Population Biology 53.3 (1998): 284--. Full Text

Durrett, R, and Neuhauser, C. "Coexistence results for some competition models." Annals of Applied Probability 7.1 (1997): 10-45.

Allouba, H, Durrett, R, Hawkes, J, and Perkins, E. "Super-Tree Random Measures." Journal of Theoretical Probability 10.3 (1997): 773-794.

Chen, Z-Q, Durrett, R, and Ma, G. "Holomorphic diffusions and boundary behavior of harmonic functions." Annals of Probability 25.3 (1997): 1103-1134.

Durrett, R, and Levin, S. "Allelopathy in spatially distributed populations." Journal of Theoretical Biology 185.2 (1997): 165-171. Full Text

Bramson, M, Cox, JT, and Durrett, R. "Spatial models for species area curves." Annals of Probability 24.4 (1996): 1727-1751.