Outreach & other activities


If you want to contact me in this capacity, feel free to contact me (see the sidebar for details). I’ve enjoyed being part of various public outreach activities in recent years:

Professional Activities

Other Stuff

  • I’m an avid reader of fiction, particular favorite authors include Haruki Murakami, Anthony Burgess, Alexandre Dumas and Herman Hesse. Recently I’ve being interested in poetry, with favourites including Frank Bidart, Ilya Kaminsky, Shane McCrae, Sam Sax, Leah Silvieus, Christopher Soto, James Tate, Ocean Vuong.
  • I listen to quite a lot of music, especially jazz. My discogs profile can be found here.
  • I like to play squash with friends back in the UK and I jog regularly.
  • I also enjoy cryptic crosswords, regularly attempting the one in Private Eye.
  • I’m originally from the countryside and enjoy getting out into the greenery and hiking. When I lived in NY state, I hiked in the Catskills and the Adirondacks — both of which I really liked. See below for a photo of me at a summit:
Here's a picture of me at the summit of Hopkins in the Adirondacks

At the summit of Hopkins in the Adirondacks