About me

I am an Assistant Professor of the Practice with the Mathematics Department at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA. Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Lecturer in the Mathematics Department at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. I received my Ph.D. in 2011 from Tufts University in Medford, MA, under the supervision of George McNinch. My undergraduate degree is from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, where I double-majored in mathematics and dance (performance/choreography).

My research interests are in algebraic groups and representation theory in positive characteristic.

I am a 2012-2013 Project NExT Fellow - go Silver12 dots! 

I am interested in promoting greater communication and utilization of resources among underrepresented minorities in the mathematics community, especially among women pursuing doctoral degrees and first-generation undergraduate students. I developed and teach a full-year calculus/precalculus sequence at Boston College for underprepared students majoring in STEM fields. 

While at Tufts, I co-founded and was president of the Organization of Graduate Students in Mathematics (OGSM), a graduate student organization at Tufts University which provides a representative body and open discussion forum for graduate students in the mathematics department.

I continue to dance regularly and practice yoga and Pilates. I am a company member with Dance Prism, a Boston-area ballet companyI enjoy running, both with and without my dog