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Dr Mark Curtis Wilson

BSc(Hons) (Canterbury), PhD (Wisconsin)


  • BSc(Hons) (Canterbury) 1989, PhD (Wisconsin) 1995.
  • NZST Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Auckland.
  • Subsequently worked at Northern Illinois University and the University of Montana.
  • Joined UoA in 2001 in a position split between Maths and CS departments.
  • Moved to CS department in 2002.

Research | Current

  • Discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science
  • Mathematical theory of voting and elections
  • Models of social networks
  • Asymptotics of coefficients of multivariate generating functions

For many more details see my homepage.

Postgraduate supervision

Principal supervisor for PhD students: Reyhaneh Reyhani (2013), Samin Aref (2018), Neda Sakhaee (2020).

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Editorial board, New Zealand Journal of Mathematics
  • Academic Editor, PeerJ
  • President, Free Journal Network


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)


Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 4, Room 423
New Zealand

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