Rick Timothy Durrett

Rick 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. "SPecial invited paper coexistence in stochastic spatial models." Annals of Applied Probability 19.2 (2009): 477-496. Full Text

Chan, B, Durrett, R, and Lanchier, N. "Coexistence in a particle system with seasons." Ann. Appl. Probab. 19 (2009): 1921-1943. (Academic Article)

Durrett, R, and Lanchier, N. "Coexistence in host-pathogen systems." Stochastic Processes and their Applications 118.6 (2008): 1004-1021. Full Text

Durrett, R, and Restrepo, M. "One-dimensional stepping stone models, sardine genetics and Brownian local time." Annals of Applied Probability 18.1 (2008): 334-358. Full Text

Berestycki, N, and Durrett, R. "Limiting behavior for the distance of a random walk." Electronic Journal of Probability 13 (2008): 374-395.

Huerta-Sanchez, E, Durrett, R, and Bustamante, CD. "Population genetics of polymorphism and divergence under fluctuating selection." Genetics 178.1 (2008): 325-337. Full Text

Huerta-Sanchez, E, and Durrett, R. "Wagner's canalization model." Theoretical Population Biology 71.2 (2007): 121-130. Full Text