Research Interests: mathematical logic, set theory, and the philosophy of mathematics
Peter Koellner joined the department in 2003 after receiving his Ph.D from MIT. His main areas of research are mathematical logic - primarily set theory - and the philosophy of mathematics. He has teaching interests in the philosophy of physics, early analytic philosophy, and the philosophy of logic and language. He enjoys discussing a wide variety of philosophical topics.
In 2008, Professor Koellner was awarded a Kurt Gödel Centenary Research Prize Fellowship.