**Peter R. Merkx **

**Office: **Exley Science Center 637

**E-mail: **pmerkx@wesleyan.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

**Research Interests:**

Algebraic geometry, mathematical physics.

**Publications:**

4. *Pairing 6D SCFTs*, (2019) arXiv:1903.00079 [hep-th].

3. *Classifying global symmetries of 6D SCFTs*, J. High Energy Phys. 03 (2018) 163. arXiv:1711.05155 [hep-th]. Published version.

2. *Global symmetries of six dimensional superconformal field theories*, University of California, Santa Barbara Doctoral Thesis, September, 2017. Abridged version.

1. (with M. Bertolini and D. R. Morrison), *On the global symmetries of 6D superconformal field theories*, J. High Energy Phys. 07 (2016) 005, arXiv:1510.08056 [hep-th].

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