Faculty Profile: Daniel Litt

Daniel Litt

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics

Daniel LittDaniel Litt is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics. He earned a PhD from Stanford University in 2015. Before coming to the University of Toronto, he was an assistant professor at the University of Georgia from 2019-2022. Prior to that, he served as a U.S. National Science Foundation postdoc at Columbia University from 2015–18, and a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton University from 2018–19.

His recent notable publications include “Arithmetic representations of fundamental groups I,” published in Inventiones Mathematicae, and “Arithmetic representations of fundamental groups II: finiteness,” published in Duke Mathematics Journal.

Litt’s current research is at the interface of number theory, algebraic geometry and low-dimensional topology.

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