**Ph.D. in Mathematics**, University of Rochester, 2009

- Advisor: Thomas Tucker
- Thesis: "Arithmetic Properties of Orbits of Rational Functions"

**M.A. in Mathematics**, University of Rochester, 2002

**B.A. in Mathematics**, University of Rochester, 2001

## Research Interest

Arithmetic dynamics, algebraic geometry, Diophantine geometry, and algebraic number theory.

## Selected Publications

- P. Corvaja, V. Sookdeo, T. J. Tucker, and U. Zannier. "Integral points in two-parameter orbits."
*J. Reine Angew. Math.*DOI: 10.1515/crelle-2013-0060. - V. A. Sookdeo. “Integer points in backward orbits.”
*Journal of Number Theory*131(7):1229-1239, 2011.

## Contact Information

**Office**: Aquinas 116C

**Email **: sookdeo@cua.edu

**Phone**: (202) 319 - 6755