Sean Carroll (The University of Chicago)

Sean Carroll is an assistant professor in the Physics Department, Enrico Fermi Institute, and Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago. His research ranges over a number of topics in theoretical physics, focusing on cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1993, and spent time as a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT and the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has been awarded fellowships from the Sloan and Packard foundations, as well as the MIT Graduate Student Council Teaching Award. Carroll has written a graduate textbook, Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity.

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