David R. Morrison

Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Math Office: 6708 South Hall; Physics Office: 6135 Broida
  • Email: drm@math.ucsb.edu, drm@physics.ucsb.edu

Office Hours (Spring, 2020): Mondays 11-12 via Zoom, Thursdays 2-3 via Zoom, or by appointment. My office hours are open to any UCSB student. If you are not enrolled in one of my classes, please email me for access.

A note for potential postdoctoral scholars



  • Fall, 2019

    No classroom teaching.

  • Winter, 2020

    INT 94LT, First Year Discovery Seminar: The Elegant Universe, M 3:00-3:50, HSSB 1207. Textbook: The Elegant Universe, by Brian Greene. Course syllabus.

    Math 231A, Lie Groups and Lie Algebras, MWF 1:00-1:50 pm, NH 1105. Course syllabus.

    Physics 230A, String Theory, TR 2:00-3:15 pm, Arts 1349. Textbook: Introduction to superstring theory, by E. Kiritsis, Leuven U. Press (1998); arXiv:hep-th/9709062 Course syllabus.

  • Spring, 2020

    Math 111C, Introduction to Abstract Algebra, MWF 10:00-10:50 pm, Phelps 2516 Textbook: Algebra in Action: A course in groups, rings, and fields, by Shahriar Shahriari.

    Math 231B, Lie Groups and Lie Algebras, MWF 1:00-1:50 pm, Buchanan 1934 Textbook: Representation Theory: A First Course, by W. Fulton and J. Harris

Course web pages are available (to enrolled students) on GauchoSpace.



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Last modified: 10 July 2020