Chris Leonard

Trey Beck Jefferson Fellow
Cambridge, England
B.A. Oxford University (2013)
M.A. University of Cambridge (2014)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Chris Leonard is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at the University of Virginia. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford and a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge, both in mathematics. Chris expects to graduate in May 2019 and is currently working on finishing his dissertation and planning for a career outside of academia after graduation.

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