Carl G. Jockusch's Home Page

Professor Emeritus
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2975

Office: 350 Altgeld Hall; (217) 244-0117; FAX: (217) 333-9576

General Information

B.A. (with Highest Honors) Swarthmore College, 1963.
Ph.D. MIT, thesis advisor Hartley Rogers, 1966.
Retired in 2004.
Elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2014.

Area of Specialization

Mathematical logic, especially computability theory (recursion theory) and its connections with other areas, such as model theory, combinatorics, and asymptotic density. For information on the program in mathematical logic at UIUC, click here.


  • List of Publications
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  • PhD Students

    1. Paul F. Cohen
    2. David Posner
    3. Linda Jean Richter (deceased)
    4. Jeanleah Mohrherr
    5. Stuart Kurtz
    6. Michael Ingrassia
    7. Larry Welch
    8. Richard Blaylock
    9. Tamara Hummel (now named Tamara Lakins)
    10. Benjamin Schaeffer
    11. Kejia Ho
    12. Linda Lawton
    13. Joseph Mileti