## Welcome!

I'm an RTG Postdoc here at Rice University. I received my Ph.D. in 2013 at the University of Texas, under the direction of Cameron Gordon.

## Papers

*Symmetric unions without cosmetic crossing changes.*

Accepted by *Springer, AWM Research Symposium Proceedings*. arXiv, PDF

*Cosmetic surgery in L-spaces and nugatory crossings.*

with Tye Lidman, 2015. Accepted by *Transactions of the AMS*. arXiv, PDF.

*Montesinos knots, Hopf plumbings, and L-space surgeries.*

with Kenneth L. Baker, 2014. Submitted. arXiv, PDF

*Pretzel knots with L-space surgeries.* MMJ, arXiv, PDF

with Tye Lidman. *Michigan Mathematical Journal* 65 (1) (2016) 105-130.

*Genus two mutant knots with the same dimension in knot Floer and Khovanov homologies.* AGT, arXiv, PDF

with Laura Starkston, *Algebraic & Geometric Topology* 15 (2015) 43–63.

*Behavior of knot Floer homology under Conway and genus two mutation*. PhD Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2013. Dissertation repository

## Local seminar calendars

Topology Seminar

RTG Current Topics in Topology (aka "Working Topology" aka "Vigre")

Colloquium

Math department calendar

## Academic year travel plans

Sep 21: Topology Seminar at UT Austin

Oct 3-4: AMS Sectional at Loyola University (organizing) -- Group photo here!

Oct 10-13: Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (just visiting)

Nov 11: Geometry/Topology seminar at MSU

Nov 14-15: AMS Sectional at Rutgers

Dec 4-6: Tech Topology Conference

Jan 5-9: Joint Meetings of the AMS/MAA in Seattle

Feb 21-25: Banff Workshop: "Synchronizing Smooth and Topological 4-Manifolds"

## Spring conference announcement

In June of 2016, we're hosting a conference: