Boris Hasselblatt began his higher education in Berlin and earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology. He grew up in Germany and Ethiopia. Currently, he teaches mathematics at Tufts. His areas of specialization and interest are dynamical systems ("chaos theory”). He has published extensively, and his travels as a lecturer, researcher, performer, and visitor have taken him to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East as well as throughout Europe and the Americas. He is an experienced faculty host at Tufts Travel-Learn.