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Dr Amy Glen is a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor in North America) in Mathematics & Statistics within the College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia.

Amy obtained her PhD in Pure Mathematics in 2006 from The University of Adelaide (Australia), where she was later appointed as an Associate Lecturer in the School of Mathematical Sciences. Following her appointment in Adelaide, she moved to Canada to take up a position as a CRM-ISM Postdoctoral Research Fellow (see here) in the Laboratoire de Combinatoire et d’Informatique Mathématique (LaCIM) at the Université du Québec à Montréal until September 2008. Amy then moved to Iceland to join the Combinatorics group in The Mathematics Institute at Reykjavík University, before moving back home to Australia in July 2009.

Academic Positions

Since Aug 2018 Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Mathematics
Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
July 2009 – Aug 2018 Lecturer (Level B) in Mathematics
Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
Sept 2008 – July  2009 Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer
The Mathematics Institute, Reykjavík University, Iceland
Dec 2006 – Sept 2008 CRM-ISM Postdoctoral Research Fellow (see here)
LaCIM, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
Jan – Nov 2006 Associate Lecturer
School of Mathematical SciencesThe University of Adelaide
2003 – 2005 Instructor/Teacher in Maths & Stats (casual)
Degree Transfer Program, Bradford College, South Australia
2001 – 2006 Instructor & Lecturer in Mathematics & Statistics (casual)
School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Adelaide





PhD in Pure MathematicsThe University of Adelaide
Awarded: August 2006
Thesis: On Sturmian and episturmian words, and related topics
Supervisors: Dr Alison WolffDr Bob Clarke
Research areas: Combinatorics, Algebra, Number Theory
2002 First class Honours in Pure Mathematics
The University of Adelaide
Awarded: December 2002
Thesis: On the period length of pseudorandom number sequences
Supervisor: Dr Alison Wolff
Research areas: Number Theory, Algebra (finite field theory)




Bachelor of Science (Math. & Comp. Sci.)
The University of Adelaide
Major: Pure Mathematics
Graduated: December 2001
The University of Adelaide
1994-98 South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
Loxton High School
Graduated: December 1998


  • Long distance running
  • ElliptiGO
  • Tech (in particular, Apple stuff and smart home devices)
  • Music: alternative/indie/electronica/Australian/Icelandic (see Last.fm)

Note: For a number of reasons (particularly privacy concerns), you will not find Amy on Facebook.