Steven M. Awodey
July 5, 1959
|Alma mater||University of Marburg|
University of Chicago
|Thesis||Logic in Topoi: Functorial Semantics for Higher-Order Logic (1997)|
|Doctoral advisors||Saunders Mac Lane|
|Other academic advisors||William Walker Tait|
Awodey studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of Marburg and the University of Chicago. He earned his Ph.D. from Chicago under Saunders Mac Lane in 1997. He is an active researcher in the areas of category theory and logic, and has also written on the philosophy of mathematics. He is one of the originators of the field of homotopy type theory. He was a member of the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2012-13.