Joan E. Licata


I am a Lecturer in Mathematics at the Australian National University.  My research is in low-dimensional topology and contact geometry, with a focus on Legendrian submanifolds, Heegaard Floer theory, knot theory, and three-manifolds.

Office: John Dedman G16

             +61 (0)2 6125 2903

Office hours:

             Wednesday 3:00-4:00

            Thursday 2:00-3:30

   or by appointment




My husband, Anthony Licata, is also a mathematician. My son Theo hasn’t proved any theorems yet.