I am a Ritt Assistant Professor and NSF postdoc at Columbia University. My work lies at the juncture of geometry/topology, geometric group theory, and complex algebraic geometry. I study the connections between mapping class groups (including braid groups), some closely-related topological spaces (surface bundles and configuration spaces), and moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces.
I received my Ph.D from the University of Chicago in June 2017. I was a student of Benson Farb. Previously I was an NSF postdoc at Harvard working with Joe Harris.
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