Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Greg Bell
Associate Professor


Office: Petty 144
Phone: 256-1117
Email address:
Personal web page:
Starting year at UNCG: 2005
Office hours: By Appointment Only


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


Fall, 2017
  • MAT 699-01 DTS (Thesis)
  • MAT 799-01 DTS (Dissertation)

Research Interests

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

Selected Recent Publications

  • Bell, G.; Moran, D.; Nagórko, A.; Coarse property C and decomposition complexity. Topology Appl. 227 (2017), 30–50.
  • Gregory C. Bell. Office Hours with a Geometric Group Theorist, chapter Asymptotic Dimension. Princeton University Press, July 2017
  • 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.

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.