Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Mathematics
Office: Bannan 408A
Phone: (206) 296-5922
College, PhD, 2008
Dartmouth College, MA, 2005
University of Washington, BS in Mathematics, 2003
University of Washington, BA in Philosophy, 2003
|Knot Theory Research Papers:||A Sequence of Degree One
Vassiliev Invariants for Virtual Knots
J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 19, No. 4, 2010.
Semiquandles and Flat Virtual Knots
joint with S. Nelson. Pacific J. Math., Volume 248, No. 1, 2010.
Classical and Virtual Pseudodiagram Theory and New Bounds on Unknotting Numbers and Genus
joint with SMALL 2009 REU students. J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 20, No. 4, 2011.
A Midsummer Knot's Dream
joint with SMALL 2009 REU students. College Math. J., Vol. 42, No. 2, 2011.
The Link Smoothing Game
joint with I. Johnson. AKCE Int. J. Graphs Comb., Vol. 9, No. 2, 2012.
Polynomial Knot and Link Invariants from the Virtual Biquandle
joint with A. Crans and S. Nelson. J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 22, No. 4, 2013.
The Theory of Pseudoknots
joint with R. Hoberg, S. Jablan, L. Johnson, E. Minten, and L. Radovic. J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 22, No. 4, 2013.
joint with L. Kauffman. Amer. Math. Monthly, Vol. 121, No. 5, 2014.
On the Coloring of Pseudoknots
joint with S. Jablan. J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 23, No. 12, 2014.
Minimal Diagrams of Free Knots
joint with T. Boothby and A. Leaf. J. Knot Theor. Ramif., Vol. 23, No. 6, 2014.
Isotopy and Homotopy Invariants of Classical and Virtual Pseudoknots
joint with F. Dorais, S. Jablan, and I. Johnson. Osaka J. Math., Vol. 52, No. 2, 2015.
The Signed Weighted Resolution Set is Not a Complete Pseudoknot Invariant
joint with S. Jablan and I. Johnson. to appear in J. Knot Theor. Ramif., 2015.
|Educational Research Papers & Articles:||
Math Anxiety: Findings from Incorporating Service Learning into a
Quantitative Reasoning Course at Seattle University
joint with K. Lee. Numeracy, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2011.
Service Learning in a Quantitative Reasoning Course
joint with J. Anderson. Peer Review (a publication of the AAC&U), Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014.
Improving Student Success in Calculus at Seattle University
joint with J. Carter, D. Helliwell, M. Principe, and M. Sloughter. PRIMUS, 2015.
Puzzling Problem for Penrose
Girls' Angle Bulletin, June 2008.
Girls' Angle Bulletin, June 2009.
Knot or Not a Knot
Girls' Angle Bulletin, August 2009.
Much Ado About Knotting
Girls' Angle Bulletin, November 2009.
joint with M. Cohen, Math Horizons, November 2012.
|Curriculum Vitae:||CV (updated Summer 2016)|