Professor of Physics


Anastasia Volovich works on theoretical physics: quantum field theory, general relativity, string theory and related areas in mathematics.

Anastasia received the M. A. in Physics with highest honors from Moscow State University in 1999 and the Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Harvard University in 2002. She came to Brown University as a Richard and Edna Salomon Assistant Professor in 2006 after her post-doctoral research at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara and William D. Loughlin Membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In 2011 she was promoted to an Associate Professor of Physics with tenure, and in 2016 to Professor of Physics.

Since coming to Brown, she has received the following honors: NSF CAREER Award, White House PECASE Award, DOE Early Career Research Award, Sloan Research Fellowship, Simons Investigator Award, Simons Fellowship, Three times Blavatnik National Finalist, IBM Einstein Fellowship from the IAS, APS Fellow and other honors.

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