Math @ Duke

Curriculum Vitae
Richard HainClick here for a printerready version, or
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Box 90320, Durham, NC 277080320

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 Education
Ph.D.  University of Illinois  UrbanaChampaign  1980 
M.Sc.  Australian National University (Australia)  1977 
B.Sc. (hons)  University Sydney Australia  1976 
 Areas of Research
Topology of Algebraic Varieties, Hodge Theory, and Moduli of Curves
 Areas of Interest
topology algebraic geometry arithmetic geometry
 Professional Experience / Employment History
 Duke University
 Chair, Mathematics, 20042006

 Chair, Mathematics, 19992002

 Professor, Mathematics, 1991present
 University of Washington
 Professor, Mathematics, 199092

 Associate Professor, Mathematics, 198790

 Assistant Professor, Mathematics, 198587

 Acting Assistant Professor, Mathematics, 198083
 SUNY, Buffalo
 Assistant Professor, Mathematics, 198485
 Visiting Positions
 Professeur Invité, Université de Nice, May, 2009
 Member, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, February  March, 2009
 Visiting Professor, Sydney University, October  December, 2008
 Professeur Invité, Université de Nice, MayJune, 2003
 University of Sydney, FebruaryMarch, 2003
 Harvard University, SeptemberNovember, 2002
 Visiting Professor, Universität Essen, Germany, AprilJune 1995
 Member, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France, FebruaryApril 1995
 Professeur Invité, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, FebruaryApril 1995
 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fall semester, 1994
 Visiting Professor, University of Sydney, Australia, September, 1993
 Visiting Professor, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, May, 1992
 Visiting Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark, July, 1991
 Visiting Professor, Duke University, SeptemberDecember 1990
 Member, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France, September, 1989
 MaxPlanck Institut für Mathematik, Bonn, OctoberDecember 1987
 Member, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France, JulySeptember, 1987
 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 198586
 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Utah, 198384
 Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
School of Mathematics/Members, Institute for Advanced Study
Fellow, American Mathematical Society
Fellow, American Mathematical Society, 2012  present
Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, May, 1998
Frontiers in Mathematics Lectures, Texas A&M University, March, 1997
Research Fellowship, American Mathematical Society, 198788
Centennial Fellowship, American Mathematical Society
Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship, University of Sydney, 19781980
University Medal, Pure Mathematics, University of Sydney, April, 1976
 Recent Grant Support
 Universal Teichmuller Motives, National Science Foundation, DMS1406420, 2014/082018/07.
 Park City Mathematics Institute, Princeton University, 745223104&5, 2011/122015/04.
 Conferences Organized
 Coorganizer (with Francis Brown et al), Hot Topics Workshop: Galois Theory of Periods and Applications, March 2731, 2017
 Program committee, Local zeta functions and the arithmetic of moduli spaces: A conference in memory of JunIchi Igusa, March 2226, 2017
 (coorganizer with J. Burgos (Madrid), K. EbrahimiFard (Madrid), H. Gangl (Durham, UK), J. Kramer (Berlin), O. Patashnick (Bristol, UK), L. Scneps (P, Workshop on Multiple Zeta Values, Modular Forms and Elliptic Motives II, December 15, 2014
 Organizer (coorganizers Benson Farb and Eduard Looijenga), Moduli Spaces of Riemann Surfaces, July 323, 2011
 Coorganizer (with Herbert Gangl), Multiple zeta values, modular forms and elliptic motives, May 26, 2011
 (with Jonathan Wahl) The Third Duke Mathemtical Journal Conference, April 2325, 2004
 (with Jonathan Wahl) The Second Duke Mathematical Journal Conference, April 2729, 2001
 (with Jonathan Wahl) The Duke Math. Journal Conference, May 12, 1998
 Torellifest, a conference at Duke, March, 1996
 Mapping Class Groups and Moduli Spaces of Curves, Seattle, August 1991
 Professional Service
 Dept Officer
 Director of Graduate Studies, Mathematics, Duke University, 199394 and 199596
 Math Community Services
 American Mathematical Society, Distinguished Public Service Award Committee, February, 2015  January, 2020
 American Mathematical Society, Colloquium Lecture Committee, American Mathematical Society, Colloquium Lecture Committee. American Mathematical Society. February 2016  January 2019, February, 2016  January, 2019
 NSF site visit, American Institute of Mathematics, NSF site visit, American Institute of Mathematics. National Science Foundation. May 17, 2015  May 19, 2015, May 1719, 2015
 Director : IAS Park City Mathematics Institute, Director : IAS Park City Mathematics Institute. September 2009  September 2014, September, 2009  September, 2014
 American Mathematical Society, Committee on Publications, American Mathematical Society, Committee on Publications. February 2010  January 1, 2013, February, 2010  January, 2013
 American Mathematical Society, Committee on Publications, February, 2010  January, 2013
 Member : Council of the American Mathematical Society, Member : Council of the American Mathematical Society. February 2010  January 1, 2013, 201013
 American Mathematical Society: Advisory Board for Employment Committee, American Mathematical Society: Advisory Board for Employment Committee. February 2009  January 31, 2011, February, 2009  January, 2011
 AMS committee to select speakers for national meetings (chair in 200506), 2003  2006
 AMS Nominating Committee, 20032005
 Committee to choose the Joint AMSMAA speakers for January 2005 meeting, 2004  2005
 Alumni Visiting Committee, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, October, 2003
 AMS Southeastern Section Program Committee (Chair in 20002001), 1999  2001
 AMS Centennial Fellowship Committee, 1991  1993
 Other
 Distinguished Public Service Award Committee, Distinguished Public Service Award Committee. American Mathematical Society. February 2015  January 2020, 201520
 Coorganizer (with F. Brown, C. Dupont, V. Vologodsky) of Hot Topis workshop:, Galois Theory of Periods and Applications, March 2017
 Program committee (with Valery Alexeev, and François Loeser) for conference:, Local zeta functions and the arithmetic of moduli spaces: A conference in memory of JunIchi Igusa, March 2017
 Selected Recent Invited Talks
 Motivic Structures on Mapping Class Groups, ALGECOM14, Purdue University, October 23, 2016
 Introduction to Unipotent and Relative Unipotent Completion, Algebraic geometry seminar, Purdue University, October 20, 2016
 Completions of path torsors of moduli spaces of curves, GRT, MZVs and associators, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, August 27, 2016 [grtmzvsandassociators0]
 Galois actions on unipotent fundamental groups of curves, Topology of Complex Algebraic Varieties, CIRM, Luminy, France, May 30, 2016 [html]
 Mixed motives associated to elliptic curves, CIRM, Luminy, France, October 27, 2015 [html]
 Mixed motives associated to classical modular forms , Algebraic Geometry 2015, University of Utah, July 27, 2015
 Rational Points of Universal Curves, Colorado State University, April 23, 2015
 A Torelli Odyssey, Teichmüller Modular Groups, University of Chicago, March 22, 2015 [available here]
 Rational Points of Universal Curves, University of Pennsylvania, March 16, 2015
 Normal functions and the geometry of moduli spaces of curves, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, January 14, 2015 [abstract]
 The Hodge theory of SL_{2}(Z) and Pollack's relations between derivations, Workshop on Multiple Zeta Values, Modular Forms and Elliptic Motives II, ICMAT, Madrid, December, 2014
 The Hodgede Rham theory of modular groups, Johns Hopkins University, November, 2014
 The Hodgede Rham theory of modular groups, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, October, 2014
 Can a mapping class group ever be a Kähler group?, University of Sydney, September 12, 2014
 Introduction to universal mixed elliptic motives, Hiroshima University, September 05, 2014
 Universal mixed elliptic motives, BuressurYvette, France, May, 2014 [notes]
 Motivic structures on completions of modular groups, Di Giorgi Center, Pisa, Italy, December 20, 2013
 Modular forms and multiple zeta values, Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, Texas A&M University, October 13, 2013 [available here]
 The Hodge theory of relative completions of modular groups, Recent Advances in Hodge Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, June 14, 2013 [html]
 The Beauville splitting of the Chow groups of a the jacobian of a general curve, Algebra Seminar, University of Sydney, May 17, 2013 [html]
 Higher Genus Polylogarithms, Workshop on GrothendieckTeichmüller Theory and Multiple Zeta Values, Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, April 10, 2013 [gdow03]
 Infinitesimal presentations of mapping class groups, Colloquium, SUNY Stony Brook, February 28, 2013 [event.php]
 The Beauville splitting of the Chow groups of a general jacobian, Algebra, Geometry and Physics seminar, SUNY Stony Brook, February 27, 2013 [event.php]
 Scissors Congruence, NAM MathFest, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD, November 8, 2012
 Mapping class groups and rational points of algebraic curves, Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory seminar, Johns Hopkins University, November 7, 2012
 Colloquium, Mapping class groups and rational points of algebraic curves, University of Illinois, Chicago, October 19, 2012 [poster]
 Morse theory and the topology of moduli spaces of curves, Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques, Luminy, France, June 8, 2012 [htm]
 Morse theory and mapping class groups in low genus, Colloquium, Université de Nice, May 29, 2012 [php]
 The Torelli group in genus 3, Max Dehn Seminar, University of Utah, February 16, 2012
 The Torelli group in genus 3, Geometry/Topoogy seminar, University of Chicago, September 23, 2011
 Universal mixed ellliptic motives, Lorentz Center, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, May 24, 2011 [info.php3]
 Topology and Arithmetic, Colloquium, Universiteit Utrecht, May 19, 2011 [html]
 On a problem of Eliashberg, Seminaire Algèbre, Topologie et Géométrie, Université de Nice, France, May 10, 2011
 Universal mixed ellliptic motives, Heilbronn Institute, Bristol University, UK, May 6, 2011 [index.php]
 Topology and arithmetic, Colloquium, Rice University, February 24, 2011 [html]
 Topology and arithmetic, Max Dehn Seminar, University of Utah, February 11, 2011 [php]
 Universal mixed elliptic motives, Number Theory Seminar, University of Tokyo, June 09, 2010 [html]
 On the section conjecture for curves over universal function fields, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, April 30, 2010 [cohomologyalgebraicvarietieshodgetheoryalgebraiccyclesmotives]
 On the section conjecture for universal curves over function fields, Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, July 29, 2009 [html]
 On the Section Conjecture for universal curves over function fields, Number Theory Seminar, Tokyo University, June 24, 2009 [html]
 On the Section Conjecture for universal curves over function fields, Number Theory Seminar, Hiroshima University, June 19, 2009
 Hodge and Galois theory of fundamental groups of algebraic varieties, (2 talks) Fundamental Groups in Algebraic Geometry, Université de Nice, May 25 and 26, 2009
 Groupes de Teichmüller et espaces de modules de courbes, Séminaire Passepartout, Université de Nice, May 20, 2009 [view_entry.php]
 Elliptic curves and multiple zeta numbers, UNSWSydney joint Colloquium, University of New South Wales, Australia, November 14, 2008 [pdf]
 Elliptic curves and multiple zeta numbers, Colloquium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, September 23, 2008
 An introduction to moduli of curves through elliptic curves (4 lectures), Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, July, 2008 [html]
 Elliptic motives and multiple zeta values, Séminaire de géométrie algébrique RennesNantesParis, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Paris, April 3, 2008 [pdf]
 Hyperelliptic Torelli groups, MaxPlanck Institut, Bonn, Germany, January 9, 2008 [html]
 Modular forms and derivations of the free Lie algebra of rank 2, Geometry and Lie Theory Conference, University of Sydney, Australia, July 12, 2007
 Elliptic motives, Hodge Theory, Kaehler Manifolds, and Homogeneous Spaces, University of Utah, May 26, 2007 [available here]
 Universal Teichmuller and elliptic motives, Motives, Related Topics, Applications, Hiroshima University, Japan, March 08, 2007 [html]
 Higher Albanese manifolds, Banff International Research Station, February, 2007 [birspages.php]
 Hyperelliptic Motives, 2005 Summer Research Institute in Algebraic Geometry, University of Washington, Seattle, August 12, 2005
 Algebraic cycles and cohomology of hyperelliptic mapping class groups, Geometry Seminar, Université de Nice, May 25, 2005
 An introduction to Chen's Iterated Integrals, K.T. Chen Celebration, University of Illinois, April 14, 2005 [html]
 Iterated integrals, Hodge theory, and fundamental groups, Arizona Winter School 2005, Alburqueque, NM, March 1216, 2005 [html]
 On the symplectic cohomology of hyperelliptic mapping class groups, International Research Institute on Moduli Spaces and Arithmetic Geometry, Kyoto University, September 815, 2004
 Cohomology of mapping class groups and the geometry and arithmetic
of curves, Colloquium, University of Toronto, March 25, 2004
 Cycle classes associated to familes of degree 0 divisors on curves, Geometry seminar, Stanford, February 17, 2004
 Torelli Groups and Enumerative Geometry of Moduli of Curves Parts I and II, Geometry Lectures, University of Chicago, December 5 and 8, 2003
 The symplectic cohomology of the genus 2 mapping class groups, Geometry seminar, University of Chicago, November 6, 2003
 Le cycle algébrique C_{x}  C_{x}^{} dans la jacobienne de C et l'action des groupes de Galois sur &pi_{1}(C,x), Séminaire Géométrie algébrique, Université de Nice, June, 2003
 Galois actions on fundamental groups of curves and the cycle CC^{}, Journée Groupes Fondamentaux et Polylogs, Université Paris VI, June 19, 2003
 Intégrales itérées et le théorème de de Rham pour le groupe fondamental, Séminaire PassePartout, Université de Nice, June 18, 2003 [html]
 Galois actions on fundamental groups of curves and the cycle C  C^{}, Cortona, Italy, June, 2003
 Some geometry and arithmetic of hyperelliptic mapping class groups, Topology Seminar, Tokyo University, December 10, 2002
 Periods of limit mixed Hodge structures, Current Developments in Mathematics Conference, HarvardMIT, November 16, 2002
 Galois actions on fundamental groups of curves and the cycle CC^{}, Number Theory Seminar, Harvard, November 6, 2002
 Galois actions on fundamental groups of curves and the cycle CC^{}, Geometry Seminar, Brown University, October 30, 2002
 The cycle CC^{}, positivity of normal functions and Moriwaki's inequality , HarvardMIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar, October 15, 2002
 The rational cohomology ring of the moduli space of principally polarized abelian 3folds, Topology Seminar, MIT,, September 30, 2002
 Iterated Integrals and Motives, Workshop on NonAbelian Hodge Theory, MSRI, April 1, 2002 [available here]
 The rational cohomology of Sp_{3}(Z), Workshop on the Topology of Moduli Spaces, Stanford University, August 16, 2001
 Differential forms and combinatorial group theory, Colloquium, Australian National University, June 28, 2001
 A Hodge analogue of the Galois Lie algebra, Workshop on Hodge theory, Galois theory, moduli and arithmetic geometry, Kyoto University, May 2124, 2001
 The story of CC^{}, Colloquium, University of Chicago, 13 April 2001
 Constructions of Natural Teichmuller Modular Forms, JAMI Conference, Johns Hopkins University, March 24, 2001 [available here]
 The story of C  C^{}, Colloquium, University of Arizona, March 22, 2001
 Chen's iterated integrals: key examples and future directions, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, October 9, 2000
 On the action of the absolute Galois group on the fundamental group of the thrice punctured projective line, Aspects of Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, Texas A&M, May 1820, 2000, 18 May 2000 [ps]
 Relative completion of arithmetic mapping class groups, Galois Actions and Geometry Workshop, MSRI, Berkeley, CA., 14 October 1999 [html]
 Moduli spaces of curves: transcendental and Hodge theoretic aspects (4 lecutres), ICTP, Trieste, Italy, July and August, 1999 [html]
 Moriwaki's Inequality and Generalizations, Midwest Algebraic Geometry Conference, Northwestern University, 31 October 1998 [ps]
 On the Arakelov geometry of moduli spaces of curves, ICM Satellite Conference: Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry, Essen, Germany, 4 August 1998
 Colloquium, RIMS, Kyoto University, 24 May 1998
 Colloquium, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 20 May 1998
 Topology Seminar, Tokyo University, 16 May 1998
 Moduli Workshop, Tokyo University, 14 May 1998
 BrandeisHarvardMITNortheastern Colloquium, Northeastern University, 10 March 1998
 Algebra seminar, Princeton University, 12 February 1998
 Special Seminar, University of Chicago, 11 November 1997
 Howard Garland's 60th Birthday Conference, Yale University, 1 November 1997
 AMS Invited Hour Address, Memphis, TN, 22 March 1997
 Frontiers in Mathematics Lectures, Texas A&M University, March, 1997 [html]
 Doctoral Theses Directed
 Anil Venkatesh, Triple Products of Eisenstein Series, (2009  2015)
 Kevin Kordek, Theta functions and the structure of Torelli groups in low genus, (March, 2011  April, 2015)
 Tatsunari Watanabe, Rational points of universal curves in positive characteristic, (August, 2010  April, 2015)
 Joseph A. Spivey, Twisted cohomology of hyperelliptic mapping class groups, (2008)
 Anthony J. Narkawicz, Cohomology jumping loci and the relative Malcev completion, (2007)
 Kevin Knudson, The Homology of Linear Groups over Laurent Polynomial Rings, (1996)
 Alexandre Kabanov, The Second Homology of the Moduli Space of Riemann Surfaces with Twisted Coefficents, (1995)
 Vincent Moulton, Vector Braids, (1994)
 Jun Yang, Algebraic Kgroups of Number Fields and the HainMacPherson Trilogarithm, (1991)
 Dale Lear, Extensions of normal functions and asymptotics of the height pairing, (1990)
 Publications (listed separately)
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