I am a Ph.D. candidate in UCLA's Math department, working with Artem Chernikov. I'm interested in model theory as it relates to combinatorics and other fields. I graduated in 2018 with a B.S. in mathematics from Caltech.

I also teach at the Olga Radko Math Circle.

Feel free to email me at aaronanderson at math.ucla.edu


  1. Generically Stable Measures and Distal Regularity in Continuous Logic: [arxiv]
  2. Fuzzy VC Combinatorics and Distality in Continuous Logic: [arxiv]
  3. Combinatorial Bounds in Distal Structures: [arxiv]
    Accepted, Journal of Symbolic Logic: [doi]
  4. The Fraïssé limit of matrix algebras with the rank metric: [arxiv]


  1. PKU Model Theory Seminar, Peking University (Online, April 2024)
  2. South Eastern Logic Symposium, University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida, March 2024)
  3. Logic Seminar, University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland, January 2024)
  4. Model Theory and Applications Seminar, Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana, January 2024)
  5. Logic Seminar, University of Illinois, Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, January 2024)
  6. Logic and Set Theory Seminar, UC Irvine (Irvine, California, November 2023)
  7. Logic Seminar, Kurt Gödel Logic Center (Vienna, Austria, May 2023)
  8. Séminaire Logique de Lyon, Université Lyon 1 (Villeurbanne, France, March 2023)
  9. Joint Mathematics Meetings (Online, April 2022)
  10. AMS Spring Central (Online, March 2022)
  11. Graduate Student Conference in Logic XXII (Online, March 2021)
  12. Short Model Theory Huddle (Online, May 2020)
  13. Caltech Logic Seminar (Pasadena, California, December 2017)


Olga Radko Math Circle

Most Sundays, I teach high school students at the Olga Radko Math Circle, which I also attended in middle and high school. Here are some of the lessons I've written:

Email me at aaronanderson at math.ucla.edu for solutions.

Canada/USA Mathcamp

In the summers of 2021 and 2022, I taught at Canada/USA Mathcamp, which I also attended in high school. Here are problems and notes for some of the classes I taught

Email me at aaronanderson at math.ucla.edu for solutions.

UCLA Teaching

I have been a teaching assistant for the following math classes at UCLA:

In 2019, I assisted at the Curtis Center.

Caltech Teaching

At Caltech, I was a teaching assistant for Ma6a: Discrete Math.