Stacey Smith? is full professor at the University of Ottawa.
No, the question mark is not a typo, but rather how Stacey Smith? distinguishes herself in a world of Google searches. Though the name is unique in itself, it is Stacey’s research that truly marks her as a creative and innovative mathematical biologist.
Professor Smith? is well known for her research in an imaginary field: zombies. “By modelling zombies, we learn about the process of dealing with unfamiliar biology,” says Stacey. She further explores the topic in her book Braaaiiinnnsss: From Academics to Zombies, and in Mathematical Modelling of Zombies, both published at the University of Ottawa Press.