An abbreviated CV is included below. A pdf of my complete CV is available here.
Current Position
MathCEP Assistant Professor (Teaching Postdoc)
2016present
University of Minnesota
Mathematics Department
Education
University of CaliforniaLos Angeles
September 2011June 2016
Ph.D. in Mathematics
Advisor: Christian Haesemeyer
Committee: Eric D'Hoker, Alexander Merkurjev, Burt Totaro
Thesis: SumsofSquares Formulas over Arbitrary FieldsUniversity of Chicago
September 2007December 2010
B.A. in Mathematics
Graduated with honors in Mathematics, and general honors.
Awards and Honors
2018 AMS Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department
Awarded to MathCEP for its outreach programs.MAA Project NExT Fellow
2017 Cohort
Professional development for recent Ph.D.s in mathematics.2015 Departmental Teaching Award
Award given to Teaching Assistants in the math department with excellent teaching records.Eugene V. CotaRobles Fellowship
Fellowship awarded to students interested in a career in university teaching and research, with a goal of supporting groups that are underrepresented in graduate education.RTG Algebra and Number Theory Fellow
The Research Training Groups grant from the National Science Foundation funds graduate students who study algebra, algebraic geometry, number theory, and related fields.
Teaching Experience
Go to Teaching.
Research Experience and Undergraduate Research
Go to Research.
Other Publications
Multivariable Calculus
In progress
An interactive online textbook for UMTYMP Calculus III. The partial draft can be found here.MathExpressions Library
I've contributed to the mathexpressions library, a JavaScript library for parsing mathematical expressions and performing operations on them. My contributions have included implementing multivariable polynomial operations using Grobner bases.
The library can be found here."Secret Sharing," Adventures in Mathematics
To appear
I contributed a chapter on secret sharing to an enrichment book with activities for middle and high school students.
Outreach, Presentations, Conferences, and Other Activities

See complete CV.