I am Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the mathematical physics group at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford, where I am also a part of the string theory group. Additionally, I am a tutorial fellow in mathematics and the fellow for research at St. John's College.

I am interested in mathematical aspects of quantum field theory and string theory. For the past few years, I have been particularly focused on conformal field theories and their algebraic properties, especially in the case of supersymmetric conformal field theories. I am a member of the Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap.

- Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford, 2021-present
- Associate Professor of Mathematical Physics, University of Oxford, 2016-2021
- Official Fellow and Tutor in Mathematics, St. John's College, Oxford, 2016-present
- Member, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, 2013-2016
- Research Assistant Professor, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, 2010-2013
- M.A./Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
- B.S./M.S., Stanford University, 2006

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My papers on arXiv

Winter 2021-2022 | B7.3 Further Quantum Theory | |

Winter 2020-2021 | B7.3 Further Quantum Theory | |

Winter 2019-2020 | B7.3 Further Quantum Theory | String Theory I (MTP course) |

Winter 2018-2019 | B7.3 Further Quantum Theory | String Theory I (MTP course) |

Spring 2017-2018 | ASO Special Relativity | |

Winter 2017-2018 | String Theory I (MTP course) | |

Fall 2017-2018 | Vertex Operator Algebras | |

Spring 2016-2017 | ASO Special Relativity |

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Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building

University of Oxford

Office N1.08

phone: +44 1865 615112

christopher.beem@maths.ox.ac.uk

St. John's College

University of Oxford

Office FQ3.4

phone: +44 1865 70824

christopher.beem@sjc.ox.ac.uk

Andrew Wiles Building

University of Oxford

Office N1.08

phone: +44 1865 615112

christopher.beem@maths.ox.ac.uk

St. John's College

University of Oxford

Office FQ3.4

phone: +44 1865 70824

christopher.beem@sjc.ox.ac.uk