Kenneth A. Ward

Assistant Professor of Mathematics 
NYU Shanghai


Kenneth A. Ward is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at NYU Shanghai. He earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 2004, and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in 2009.

Professor Ward’s research interests are number theory and arithmetic geometry, particularly point counting, exponential sums, and the structure of differentials. His recent work has appeared in International Mathematics Research Noticesand Journal of Number Theory.

Featured Work


  • PhD, Pure Mathematics
    Oklahoma State University, 2012
  • MS, Pure Mathematics
    Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • BA, Mathematics
    University of Chicago, 2004