### Chair of Mathematics

### Bicentennial Professor of Mathematics

Amherst CollegeDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics

Amherst, MA 01002

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Amherst, MA 01002

**About me:**
I am originally from the north shore of Boston, Massachusetts, and joined the Amherst College Department of Mathematics and Statistics in 2014. I specialize in Number Theory, in particular on modular and mock modular forms, harmonic Maass forms, quantum modular forms, q-series, and related objects, with some applications to Combinatorics, Mathematical Physics, and Representation Theory. Most of my research publications are accessible on this page. My co-authored book on

**Education**

- Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
- M.S., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
- B.A. (honors), Mathematics, University of Chicago, 2001

**Employment**

- Amherst College, Bicentennial Professor 2022-present; Full Professor 2019-present; Associate Professor 2014-2019;
Department Chair 2019-2021* and 2023-2024**.

(*Chair of Mathematics & Statistics 2019-21; **Chair of Mathematics S24, Associate Chair of Mathematics F23) - Yale University, Associate Professor 2014; Assistant Professor 2010-2013.
- University of Wisconsin-Madision, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow & Van Vleck Assistant Professor, 2007-2010
- Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany, Postdoc, 2006-2007

**Grants and Awards**

- National Science Foundation Grant (P.I.) 2022-2025
- American Mathematical Society Mary P. Dolciani Prize for Excellence in Research 2021
- National Science Foundation Grant (P.I.) 2019-2022
- A.M. (hon.), Amherst College 2019
- Simons Fellow in Mathematics 2018-2019
- Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, von Neumann Fellow and Member, Spring 2019 & Spring 2016
- National Science Foundation CAREER Award (P.I.) 2013-2019
- PROSE Award, Association of American Publishers, Best Scholarly Book in Mathematics 2018
- Amherst College Trustee Faculty Fellowship 2015-2016
- National Science Foundation Conference Grants (co-P.I.) 2018 & 2016
- National Science Foundation Grant (P.I.) 2010-2013
- Yale University Junior Faculty Fellowship 2012-2013
- National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (P.I.) 2007-2010
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Honored Instructors Award 2009