Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Greg Bell
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies


Office: Petty 144
Phone: 256-1117
Email address:
Personal web page:
Starting year at UNCG: 2005
Office hours: MW 11a.m. - 12:00 noon, F 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., and by appointment


Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Florida (2002)


Fall, 2016
  • MAT 595-01 LEC (Advanced Mathematical Analysis), MWF 12:00-12:50, Petty Building 007
  • MAT 601-01 SEM (Seminar in the Teaching of Mathematics I), F 2:00-2:50, Petty Building 007
  • MAT 603-01 PRI (Practicum Teaching of Math), MW 4:00-5:00, Petty Building 007

Research Interests

Topology, Group Theory
Current Students: Austin Lawson
Descendants: Joshua Martin, Danielle Moran

Selected Recent Publications

  • Bell, G. C.; Moran, D. S. On constructions preserving the asymptotic topology of metric spaces. North Carolina Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 1, (2015), 46--57.
  • Bell, G. C.; Nagórko, A. A new construction of universal spaces for asymptotic dimension. Topology Appl. 160 (2013), no. 1, 159–169.
  • Bell, G. ; Dranishnikov, A. Asymptotic dimension in Będlewo. Topology Proc. 38 (2011), 209--236.
  • Bell, G. ; Dranishnikov, A. Asymptotic dimension. Topology Appl. 155 (2008), no. 12, 1265--1296.
  • Bell, Gregory C. ; Fujiwara, Koji . The asymptotic dimension of a curve graph is finite. J. Lond. Math. Soc. (2) 77 (2008), no. 1, 33--50.

Brief Bio

Dr. Bell received his Ph.D. in 2002 from the University of Florida and joined the UNCG faculty in 2005. He currently serves as the Director of Graduate Studies. His research studies geometric group theory, geometric topology, and asymptotic invariants of groups.