Ruth Charney

Theodore and Evelyn Berenson

Professor of Mathematics

Brandeis University

  • Office: 304 Goldsmith
  • Phone: 781-736-3071
  • Email: *lastname*

Teaching and Office Hours

Fall 2016

  • Math 3a, Explorations in Math, M, W, 3:30-4:50
  • Math 221a, Topology III, M,W,Th, 12:00-12:50

Office Hours

  • Monday and Wednesday, 5-6:30
  • or by appointment
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My area of research is geometric group theory, the study of groups through their actions on topological metric spaces. Some of my favorite topics are CAT(0) spaces, cube complexes, hyperbolic and relatively hyperbolic groups, Artin groups, Coxeter groups, and automorphism groups.

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics, MS 050
Brandeis University,
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453