CV & Bio

Here is my CV.

Here’s where I’ve been since 2006:

From 2006 to 2010, I was an undergraduate at Williams College.  I majored in mathematics, was a member of the Student Math and Statistics Advisory Board, and did lots of theatre with Cap & Bells.  In the summer of 2008 I participated in Williams College’s SMALL REU in mathematics (working with Colin Adams on knot theory), and in the summer of 2009 I participated in Oregon State University’s mathematics REU (working with Yevgeniy Kovchegov on random walks and Markov chains).  I did my senior thesis with Professor Steve Miller on modeling convolutions of L-functions, and got to write some very long equations.
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From 2010 to 2015, I was a graduate student at UC Berkeley.  I worked with Bernd Sturmfels on tropical geometry and computational algebraic geometry, and was an officer for the Mathematics Graduate Student Association.  I also took a class in German, which was helpful because…1393042_594508403946610_192224004_n

In Fall 2013, I was based at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Germany.  I travelled lots, met a ton of great collaborators, saw the world’s tallest cold-water geyser, and ate lots of kartoffelpuffer.

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From August 2015 to July 2016, I was a postdoctoral researcher at KTH in Stockholm, Sweden.  I worked with lots of new collaborators, including Sandra di Rocco and Mats Boij, and got to spend lots of time with my Swedish cousins.

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And since August 2016, I’ve been an assistant professor of mathematics back at at Williams College!  x^2+y^2=r^2 of life…

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Also, here’s a cat:

“”You know, people think mathematics is complicated. Mathematics is the simple bit. It’s the stuff we can understand. It’s cats that are complicated… How do you define a cat? I have no idea.” – John Conway