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, and use of probability problems that arise from genetics.

- SEPC14 May 12-13, 2014 * 2013 * 2012 * 2011
- MBI year on Cancer and its Environment, 2014-2015
- Duke Conference on Probability Theory and Combinatorial Optimization

Mike Steele's 65th Birthday Party, March 14-15, 2015

- Random Graph Dynamics (Cambridge U. Press, 2007)
- DNA Sequence Evolution (2nd Edition, Springer 2008)
- Elementary Probability for Applications (Cambridge U. Press, 2009)
- Probability: Theory and Examples (4th edition, Cambridge U. Press, 2010)
- Essentials of Stochastic Processes (2nd edition, Springer 2012)

** Grant Support.**
Most of this research has been supported by grants from the
National Science Foundation.