## Robert Thompson

### PROJECT AFFILIATION:

- Mathematics and Science Teacher Education Residency
- Roles: Co-PI

- Access: Project Admin

### PROFESSIONAL ROLES

- Higher Ed: Mathematics

### BIO

I received my BA in mathematics from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1980, and my PhD in mathematics from the University of Washington in 1986. My research field is algebraic topology. More specifically, I study the homotopy groups of spheres. I have been on the faculty at Hunter College CUNY since 1993, and am currently chair of the department of mathematics and statistics.### EXPERTISE

Algebraic Topology, Homotopy Theory