I am an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oregon. My research interests are mathematical statistical physics and number theory.

I teach in the Clark Honors College.

I am currently the President of United Academics of the University of Oregon. I was the President of the University Senate 2017-2018.

Recent posts

Field Extensions and Number Fields

Here I am storing various basic facts about Number Fields that are useful in other notes. I hope this becomes more complete as time goes on.

Mandala Gardens and the Fibonacci Sequence, Maya Ward

For my project I have created a mandala garden that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing according to mathematical principles, chiefly the Fibonacci sequence. The choice to use a mandala garden was a very intentional one. The mandala has often been regarded as one of the best representations of the intersection of math, aesthetics, and art.