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Samuel Coskey

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Office: MB 238-B
(208) 426-2652

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Samuel joined the mathematics department in 2012. Previously he earned undergraduate degrees at the University of Washington and a PhD from Rutgers University. He held postdoctoral positions at the City University of New York, the Max Planck Institute, and the Fields Institute.

Samuel is primarily interested in set theory. Much of his work lies in Borel complexity theory, which is an area of descriptive set theory that aims to study the relative complexity of classification problems in mathematics. Additional interests include logic, model theory, computability theory, and combinatorics.

Set theory and logic at Boise State University

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Selected courses taught

  • Math 287 Communication in Mathematics
  • Math 301 Linear Algebra
  • Math 314 Foundations of analysis
  • Math 402/502 Logic and set theory
  • Math 515 Real and linear analysis