Nigel Boston

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Nigel Boston
Born (1961-07-20) July 20, 1961 (age 57)
NationalityBritish, American
Alma materHarvard University
Cambridge University
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Doctoral advisorBarry Mazur
Doctoral studentsJudy L. Walker

Nigel Boston (born July 20, 1961) is a British-American mathematician, who has made notable contributions to algebraic number theory, group theory, and arithmetic geometry.

He attended Harvard University, earning his doctorate in 1987, under supervision of Barry Mazur.[1] He is a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


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