Emily E. Witt

Email:   e[last name]@umn.edu

Office:   204 Vincent Hall, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

I am a Dunham Jackson Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota.

My work is in commutative algebra.   Some of my methods use representation theory, and some of my research is motivated by algebraic geometry.   I am generally interested in invariants of singularities.   Local cohomology modules, Lyubeznik numbers, and characteristic p methods are of special interest to me; I investigate some of the deep connections between these areas of study, as well as problems of independent interest.

In the spring of 2013, I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in the Commutative Algebra program.

In 2011, I graduated from the University of Michigan; my advisor was Mel Hochster.   Before that, I was and undergraduate at the University of Chicago.   I also spent an enjoyable semester in the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics program.

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