# Vitae

# Positions

**Associate professor**

**Assistant professor**

*Boise State University*, Boise, 2012–present

# Preparation

**Fields Ontario postdoctoral fellow**

*The Fields Institute and York University*, Toronto, 2010–2012

Supervised by Ilijas Farah.

**Postdoctoral fellow**

*The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics*, Bonn, Summer 2009

Supervised by Peter Koepke (informally).

**Visiting assistant professor / postdoc**

*The CUNY Graduate Center*, New York, 2008–2010

Supervised by Joel Hamkins and Roman Kossak (informally).

**Ph.D., Mathematics**

*Rutgers University*, New Brunswick, 2003–2008

Supervised by Simon Thomas. Doctoral thesis titled *Descriptive aspects of torsion-free abelian groups*.

**B.S., Mathematics**

**B.S., Computer science**

*The University of Washington*, Seattle, 2000–2003

Supervised by M. Scott Osborne. Senior thesis titled *Partial universes and the axioms of set theory*.

# Research interests

set theory; descriptive set theory; Borel complexity theory; combinatorics; applications of set theory to algebra, model theory, analysis, topology, infinitary logic, and computability theory

# Teaching and supervision highlights

discovery learning, team learning, reading and writing, REU mentor, master’s thesis advisor, senior thesis advisor

# Service and outreach highlights

seminar and conference organizer, course developer, Boise Math Circles codirector, bylaws and policy co-author