Slides, Notes, and Teaching


Slides


Graphs, Geometry, and Gerrymanders

A brief mathematical overview of modern research in redistricting, building up to the use of Markov chain Monte Carlo methods for sampling plans.

Given at the University of Toronto Dept. of Mathematics Diet Graduate Seminar.

View Slides (PDF) February 21, 2019


Shape Analysis for Redistricting

A survey of recent work on modernizing the geometric tools used in redistricting, including total variation isoperimetric profiles, curve-shortening flow, and discrete and graph-spectral methods.

Given at the University of Toronto Dept. of Mathematics Hyperbolic Lunch.

View Slides (PDF) February 21, 2019


Notes


Notes for Theory of Computation (UPenn CIS 511, Spring 2017)

My notes for the point-set portion of Topology (UPenn Math 500, Fall 2017)

My notes from the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group’s August 2017 Conference. Videos of the talks can be found on the MGGG YouTube channel


Teaching