Category Archives: research

Recreational Mathematics for Fun, Sanity, and an Sometimes Even Papers

In life on the job market and pre-tenure academia, it can seem that no math is worth doing unless it results in a paper, preferably a very fashionable and serious one. This can be a real soul crusher when the … Continue reading

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Letter of Recommendation for a Boston Mathcation

Just got back from my month long research visit to the Boston area. I wrote last month about how hard it was to re-immerse myself in my research and writing for this visit, even though I desperately wanted to do … Continue reading

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Stuck in the South of France

The Calanques, where I hiked and swam every day during the conference. I love the variety of beautiful places (physical and intellectual) that math takes me.  This week math has taken me to the south of France.  What a wonderful place … Continue reading

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