Dr Asaf Karagila


I completed my PhD at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2017. Since then, I have been a postdoc at the TU Wien, a Newton International Fellow at the University of East Anglia, and a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at the University East Anglia.


  • Deputy Directory of Research and Innovation

Research interests

I have a deep interest in set theory and specifically the axiom of choice, its interactions with large cardinal axioms, and with the rest of mathematics. I am also interested in different foundations of mathematics.

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  • 2017 - Ph.D. in mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2012 - M.Sc. in mathematics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • 2010 - B.Sc. in mathematics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Current postgraduate researchers

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    <li><a href="//phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/1520-aspects-of-choiceless-set-theory">Aspects of Choiceless Set Theory</a></li>