Dr. Abbey Bourdon
Assistant Professor


Office: Manchester 136
Phone: (336) 758-4991
Home Page:
Email: bourdoam ‘at’



B.A., University of Richmond (2007)
Ph.D., Wesleyan University (2014)

Research Interests: Arithmetic Geometry


  1. A uniform version of a finiteness conjecture for CM elliptic curves, Math. Res. Lett. 22 (2015), no. 2, 403-416.
  2. (with Pete L. Clark and Paul Pollack) Anatomy of torsion in the CM case, Math. Z. 285 (2017), no. 3, 795-820.
  3. (with Pete L. Clark and James Stankewicz) Torsion points on CM elliptic curves over real number fields, to appear in Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.
  4. (with Paul Pollack) Torsion subgroups of CM elliptic curves over odd degree number fields, to appear in Int. Math. Res. Not. IMRN.
  5. (with Pete Clark) Torsion points and Galois representations on CM elliptic curves, submitted.

Classes: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

Personal Interests: Playing violin, theater, hiking, travel (especially visiting national parks)