Greg Bell

Greg Bell

Associate Professor

Office: Petty 144 and Mossman 241
Phone: 336 334-4883
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2005
Office Hours: By Appointment Only


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


Spring 2019
  • MAT-790 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)
  • MAT-799 DTS (Dissertation)


Member of the Research Group(s): Group Theory, Topology
Current Students: Neil Pritchard (Ph.D.), Austin Lawson (Ph.D.)
Former Students: Michael Watts (M.A.), Lauren Farr (née Sher) (M.A.), Danielle Moran (Ph.D.), Joshua Martin (M.A.), Austin Lawson (M.A.)

Selected Publications

  • G. Bell and A. Nagórko. On the stability of asymptotic property C for products and some group extensions. Algebr. Geom. Topol. 18 (2018), no. 1, 221–245.
  • 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.

Brief Biography

Dr. Bell received his Ph.D. in 2002 from the University of Florida under the direction of Alexander Dranishnikov. He was a VIGRE postdoc at Penn State and joined the UNCG faculty in 2005. His research studies coarse geometry, geometric topology, and geometric group theory. He currently serves as the Associate Dean of The Graduate School.