Alison Parker

Associate Professor in the Department of Pure Mathematics at the University of Leeds.

Postal address: Dr Alison Parker
School of Mathematics
University of Leeds
Office: 8.28
Email: a.e.parker at
Phone: +44 113 343 5126
FAX: +44 113 343 5090


This year I am teaching the thrid year course MATH3193 on Algebras and Representations jointly with Dr Oliver King. Material for this course will be made available via the VLE. You will need to log into the VLE and be enrolled in order to see this content. (Although some material is available via "guest" access.)

Research Interests

One area I am interested in is the modular representation theory of algebraic groups. This has connections with representation theory for the symmetric groups. In particular I am looking at homological properties of Schur algebras (S(n,r)) and quasi-hereditary algebras. I also look at diagram algebras and quasi-hereditary algebras. Recently, I have also looked at Hochschild cohomology. Together with Prof. Paul Martin, we have an EPSRC project entitled Algebraic structures connecting Lie theory and many body Physics . Dr Oliver King was employed on this grant. Amit Hazi has now joined us as our second postdoc working on this grant.


Please see my publications page for a list. Versions of most of my papers may be downloaded from the arXiv.

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