I was born in Houston, Texas, but I grew up in Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. In addition to doing school work, I was a three sport athlete and a member of the symphonic band. I graduated from Manheim Township High School in Lancaster, PA in 1999.
I continued my academic and athletic careers at Franklin & Marshall College
(Lancaster, PA) and graduated in May 2003 with a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics. I was a pole
vaulter for the Franklin
& Marshall Diplomats and was selected as an Academic
All-American and an NCAA post-graduate scholarship recipient in
Track and Field. Here are the press releases:
I lived in Europe from 2009-2011 where I was a postdoc in Florence, Italy on an NSF international research fellowship at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Florence.
Here are a few of my favorite things in and around Florence - bests
From 2011-2013 I was a postdoc in the Research Training Group on Representation Theory, Combinatorics and Geometry at the University of California, Berkeley.
Since 2013 I've been an Assistant Professor at Auburn.
In addition to doing mathematics and traveling, I'm occasionally passionate about photography.