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If you need to make an appointment, you can consult my calendar. [**Update:** you can't see my real calendar anymore, because progress.]

This site is (continually) under construction.

Learn more about me personally. Or just find out why I won't be your friend on LinkedIn.

If you need to make an appointment, you can consult my calendar. [**Update:** you can't see my real calendar anymore, because progress.]

- Book review:
*Which Numbers Are Real?*by Michael Henle,*American Mathematical Monthly***121**:6 (June-July 2014), 557-560. - (with Christopher Frayer, Miyeon Kwon, and Christopher Schafhauser) "The geometry of cubic polynomials."
*Mathematics Magazine***87**:2 (April 2014), 113-124. - (with Dave Boyles, Christopher Frayer, and Leonida Ljumanovic) "Mathematics placement and student success: the transition from high school to college mathematics," in
*Advancing the STEM Agenda: Quality Improvement Supports STEM*. ASQ Quality Press, 2012. - (with Christopher Frayer) "Polynomial root motion."
*American Mathematical Monthly***117**:7 (August-September 2010), 641-645. - The mod-two cohomology of Coxeter groups (thesis). University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), 2006.

Using LaTeX: How and why? (1/28/14)

MAA-WI slides (4/29/11): "Pi is irrational" as [PDF, 0.8M].

Madison College Math Club slides (3/5/11): "Power rankings: Math for March Madness" as [PDF, 6.7M].

MAA-WI slides (4/24/09): "Continuous Root Dragging" as [PDF, 2M].

The following will be emailed on request:

- MAA-WI slides (4/25/08): "The mod-2 cohomology of finite Coxeter groups"
- Ripon Colloquium slides (4/9/08): "Mathematical Power Rankings: From Hilbert to Hibbert"
- UW-Platteville Colloquium slides (4/10/08): "The Numbers Game"
- MAA-WI slides (4/20/07): "How can a computer rank football teams?"
- UW-Platteville Colloquium slides (3/8/07): "2, 12, 1112, 3112, 132112, ...: Conway's audioactive chemistry"
- UW-Platteville Colloquium slides (4/11/06): "Rankings in politics and other sports"
- Augustana College Sigurdson Symposium slides (10/30/03): "Eat, drink, and be thrifty"

- The Mathematical Association of America
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