Greg Bell

Greg Bell

Associate Dean Graduate School

Office: Petty 144 and 270 Mossman
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)


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

Selected Publications

  • G. Bell, A. Lawson, N. Pritchard, and D. Yasaki. “The space of persistence diagrams fails to have Yu’s property A”. In: Topology Proc. 58 (2021), pp. 279–288. issn: 0146-4124
  • G. C. Bell and A. Nagórko. “A construction of Nöbeling manifolds of arbitrary weight”. In: Fund. Math. 250.3 (2020), pp. 227–242. issn: 0016-2736. doi: 10.4064/fm488- 10-2019. url: 2019.
  • G. C. Bell and A. Nagórko. “Local k-connectedness of an inverse limit of polyhedra”. In: Fund. Math. 250.3 (2020), pp. 211–225. issn: 0016-2736. doi: 10.4064/fm489-10- 2019. url:
  • G. Bell and A. Lawson. “Coarse free products”. In: Topology Appl. 275 (2020), pp. 107150, 11. issn: 0166-8641. doi: 10.1016/j.topol.2020.107150. url:
  • G. Bell, D. Głodkowski, and A. Nagórko. “Decomposition theorems for asymptotic property C and property A”. In: Topology Appl. 256 (2019), pp. 248–261. issn: 0166- 8641. doi: 10.1016/j.topol.2019.02.013. url: topol.2019.02.013.

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. Since 2017 he has served as the Associate Dean of the Graduate School.