The Home Page of Phil Grizzard

R. Philip Grizzard, Ph.D.
Recent Mathematics graduate, University of Illinois at Chicago
Email: grizzard at
Curriculum Vitae


I have a 3-year Teaching Postdoc at the University of Arizona.
Full Teaching Statement     Brief Teaching Statement

I am interested in finite groups, groups and geometries, and computational group theory.
Research Statement
I successfully defended my dissertation, “On Lefschetz Characters of 2-local Geometries for Some Sporadic Groups,” on February 13th, 2007.
Slides of my defense     Final version of my full dissertation     Single-spaced dissertation
A version of my thesis has been accepted for publication in the journal Communications in Algebra.
Submitted article
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Recent Talks
Group theory seminar, University of Chicago, January 25th.
Introduction to group theory, given as a job talk, Westminster College, Fulton, MO, January 31st.