Alan Coley is a Professor in mathematics at Dalhousie University, in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also an associate member of the Perimeter Institute at Waterloo in Ontario, Canada and a visiting Professor at Queen Mary, University of London in the UK.

His main interests are in theoretical cosmology, including the study of averaging in cosmology and the consequences of backreaction, and more generally in inhomogeneous cosmology. And also in general relativity and especially higher dimensional geometry and black holes.


  • 1983–2017
    Professor, Dalhousie university