Professor of the Practice
B.A., Lake Forest College, 2002
Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2007
- Primary: collaborative research projects with undergraduates, varying topics and fields; topology, specifically knot theory and the relationships between knot invariants and knot polynomials, the space of piecewise linear knots
- Secondary: knot theory and algorithmic music writing, graph theory, discrete and computational geometry with combinatorics, math modeling education
- A Transition to Proof: An Introduction to Advanced Mathematics, 2019, CRC Press. 450 pp.
- Lasting Learning: Measuring impact and success through sustainability, with Mary Embry and Deborah Scarfino, in Service-Learning in Higher Education: Connecting the Global to the Local, eds. Phylis Lan Lin and Mark R. Wiegand. Indianapolis: University of Indianapolis Press, 2013. 29—43.
Cops and Robbers on Toroidal Chess Graphs, with Allyson Hahn, Geombinatorics, XXX(3): 123—136,
Weak visibility preserving functions, with Jack Billings, Minnesota Journal of Undergraduate
Mathematics, 4, 1—6, 2019.
Visualizing Euclidean Rhythms using Tangle Theory, with Jonathon Kirk, Polymath: An
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Journal, 6(1): 10 pp., 2016.