University of Kentucky
Department of Mathematics
719 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027
Office: POT 733
Office Hours: MWF 11-12
|I am an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Kentucky. I received my PhD from the University of Texas in 2010, under the direction of Sean Keel. After that, I spent three years at Stony Brook University as a postdoc in the algebraic geometry group, and a year at Yale working on tropical geometry.|
I am primarily interested in the geometry of algebraic curves and how they vary in moduli. To study these objects, I use tools from birational geometry, geometric invariant theory, and tropical geometry.
In Spring 2016, I co-taught a graduate course on Tropical Brill-Noether theory with Sam Payne. Notes from this seminar can be found on Sam's website here.
I also organize the department's algebra seminar.