Category Archives: Welcome!

Hello, World!

Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading

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I’m your new co-editor

Welcome! I am Alexander Diaz-Lopez, your new co-editor for this blog. I’m a faculty at Villanova University (go Nova!), got my PhD in 2016 from the University of Notre Dame, and work in the areas of Coxeter group theory and … Continue reading

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PhD! … plus epsilon

I’m sure you’re wondering “What’s epsilon?” You may just be wondering what do I mean when I add a Greek letter to a title like a PhD. If you’re a mathematician, you probably guessed I mean that I have my PhD, and some small quantity of time has passed (and in that case, well done!). But you’re still wondering “what’s epsilon?” By epsilon I mean a number that is a couple of months less than 2 years. I couldn’t call it a “post-doc” blog because I am technically not a post-doc and never was (even though I am just “post” my “doc”).

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