Improv and Pedagogy

**July 2024**

Invited speaker, p-adic Families of Automorphic Forms: Theories and Applications, ICMS, Edinburgh, Scotland

**June 2024**

Invited speaker, Recent Progress on Hilbert’s 12th Problem, ICMS, Edinburgh, Scotland

**May 2024**

Invited speaker, UCSD Number Theory Seminar

**March 2024**

Invited speaker, University of Arizona Colloquium

Invited speaker, University of Arizona Number Theory Seminar

**February 2024**

Invited speaker, Caltech Colloquium

**December 2023**

Invited speaker, UCSB Number Theory Seminar

**October 2023**

Plenary speaker, TORA, Oklahoma

Invited speaker, Karcher Colloquium, University of Oklahoma

**September 2023**

Invited speaker, Duke University Colloquium

Invited speaker, Duke University Number Theory Seminar

These talks are part of my visit as Robert Calderbank and Ingrid Daubechies Visiting Scholar at Duke.

**August 2023**

Invited speaker, Number Theory and Combinatorics in Duluth: a conference in honor of Joe Gallian, Duluth, MN

**April 2023**

Invited speaker, University of Utah Colloquium

Invited speaker, University of Utah Number Theory Seminar

**March 2023**

Invited speaker, Shimura Varieties and L-functions workshop, MSRI

**February 2023**

Invited speaker, Caltech Number Theory Seminar

**November 2022**

Invited speaker, UC Berkeley Colloquium

**October 2022**

Invited speaker, Colloquium, Temple University

Invited speaker, Philadelphia Area Number Theory Seminar, Swarthmore College

**August 2022**

Invited speaker, Community-building in the Langlands Program research conference, University of Bonn, Germany

**May 2022**

Invited speaker, Yale University Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

**April 2022**

Invited speaker, University College Dublin Algebra and Number Theory Seminar, Ireland

**March 2022**

Invited lecturer, Arizona Winter School on "Modular forms beyond GL_2," The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry, Tucson, Arizona

Workshop Organization

Recent and Upcoming Expository Talks

Algebraic and P-Adic Aspects of L-Functions, with a View toward Spin L-Functions for GSp_6. At MSRI/SLMath's research workshop on Shimura Varieties And L-Functions.

Theta operators for automorphic forms on unitary groups. In the CRM's workshop on Serre weights conjectures and geometry of Shimura varieties.

Creating a Community of Learners. A webinar on engaging students and building a community in classes taught remotely, including during the pandemic.

p-adic aspects of L-functions and automorphic forms. At the Pacific Rim Conference in Mathematics.

The exhibit Creativity Counts at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art shared a creative side of mathematics with the broader public.

Recent Videos

Museum Exhibit

**Spring 2023**

Co-organizing semester-long program (with H. Darmon, B. Howard, D. Loeffler, C. Skinner, S. Zerbes, and W. Zhang) on Algebraic Cycles, L-Values, and Euler Systems, MSRI, Berkeley, California

**January 2023**

Co-organizing (with H. Darmon, B. Howard, and E. Mantovan) two workshops, MSRI, Berkeley, Canada

-Connections Workshop: Algebraic Cycles, L-Values, and Euler Systems

-Introductory Workshop: Algebraic Cycles, L-Values, and Euler Systems

**December 2022**

Co-organizing (with S.W. Shin and L. Xiao) session on algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry at the Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress, Vancouver, Canada

**July--August 2022 **

Co-organizing (with M. Fox, M. Harris, C. Hsu, A. Pollack, Sujatha, and C. Wang-Erickson) A Pair of Automorphic Workshops, University of Oregon

-Graduate instructional workshop

-Workshop to promote diverse research collaborations

Here is the Collaboration Tips for Project Leaders document I created.

**July 2022**

Co-organizing (with M. Dimitrov and A. Jorza) Conference on p-adic L-functions and eigenvarieties, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

**July 2021**

Co-organizing (with D. Barrera Salazar, L. Alberto Lomelí, A Pacetti, and C. Sorensen) session on Galois representations and automorphic forms, Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

**October 2019**

Co-organized (with J. Kamnitzer, A. Kontorovich, and K. Stange) Illustrating Number Theory and Algebra workshop, ICERM, Brown University, Providence, RI

**April 2019**

Co-organized (with Y. Liu, L. Xiao, and W. Zheng) AMS Special Session on Special Values of L-functions and Arithmetic Invariants in Families, Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT

**January 2017**

Co-organized (with A. Bucur) of the Joint Mathematics Meetings AWM Workshop (special session on number theory), Atlanta, GA

**March 2016**

Co-organized (with J. Rouse and K. Thompson) of the 30th Annual Automorphic Forms Workshop, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Some workshops I recently created...

**February 2024**

Improv for Increasing Classroom Engagement (joint with H. Barnes), Teaching Engagement Program, University of Oregon

Improv for STEM Communication (joint with H. Barnes), University of Oregon

**November 2022**

Whose Class Is It Anyway? Improv as a Tool for Teaching and Learning, Faculty Learning Community of the National Institute on Scientific Teaching, online

**May 2022**

Yes And! Improvisation as a Tool for Enhancing Teaching and Learning (joint with H. Barnes), Teaching Engagement Program, University of Oregon

Improv for STEM Communication, guest workshop in the Scientific and Technical Writing course, University of Oregon English/Composition Department

**April 2021**

Whose Math Is It Anyway?, Math Monday, St. Mary's College of California

**October 2020**

Whose Math Is It Anyway?, Colloquium, Bowling Green State University

**August 2020**

Engaging Students and Building Community in Remote Classes, University of Idaho

**March 2019 and 2020**

Session on applying principles of improvisation in the classroom, for masters in teaching students in EDST 624 (Methods: Scientific Problem Solving), School of Education, University of Oregon

I enjoy discussing math with people of all backgrounds, most recently:

**May 2024**

AWM Colloquium, UCSD (graduate students and postdocs)

**April 2023**

Plenary Lecture, Berkeley RTG Undergraduate Conference (undergraduates)

RTG/AWM Lecture Series, University of Utah (graduate students)

**October 2022**

Math/Stat Colloquium, Swarthmore College (undergraduates and faculty)

**April 2022**

TATERS Seminar, Boise State University, Idaho (students and faculty)

**May 2021**

Maseeh Colloquium, Portland State University (undergraduates and faculty)

**November 2019**

Harvard University Open Neighborhood Seminar (undergraduates)

**September 2019**

The Pennington School Applied Science Program (high school students)

Events

Recent and

Upcoming Lectures on Research