Nigel Boston

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Nigel Boston
Born (1961-07-20) July 20, 1961 (age 60)
NationalityBritish, American
Alma materHarvard University
University of Cambridge
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 Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 2012, he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


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