rharron
email
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Citizenship: Canadian, with American permanent residency
Research: Algebraic number theory, Iwasawa theory, arithmetic statistics.

Positions

08/2014 – Present Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
08/2012 – 08/2014 Van Vleck Visiting Assistant Professor and RTG Postdoctoral Fellow
08/2011 – 08/2012 Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin–Madison
09/2009 – 08/2011 Post-Doctoral Faculty Fellow and Instructor
Boston University

Education

2004 – 2009 Ph.D. in Mathematics, Princeton University
Thesis:L-invariants of low symmetric powers of modular forms and Hida deformations
Advisor:Andrew Wiles
2000 – 2004 B.Sc. First Class Honours in Mathematics and Physics, McGill University

Publications

Awards and Grants

2016–2021Simons Collaboration Grant
2013–2015NSA Young Investigator Grant
2012Honored Instructor Teaching Award
2006–2009FQRNT Doctoral Fellowship
2004–2006FQRNT Masters Fellowship
2004–2006NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (awarded, but accepted FQRNT instead)
2003NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award
2002NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Teaching Experience

Fall 2017 MATH 649: Topics: Arithmetic Statistics and Bhargavology
Spring 2017 MATH 243: Calculus III
  MATH 661: Introduction to Algebraic Number Theory
Fall 2016 MATH 412: Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Spring 2016 MATH 480: Senior Seminar
  MATH 612: Modern Algebra II
Fall 2015 MATH 611: Modern Algebra I
Spring 2015 MATH 242: Calculus II
  MATH 411: Linear Algebra
Fall 2014 MATH 242: Calculus II
Dept. of Mathematics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Spring 2014 MATH 847: Topics in Algebra: Modular Forms and their Arithmetic
Fall 2013 MATH 475: Introduction to Combinatorics
Spring 2013 MATH 340: Elementary Matrix and Linear Algebra
Fall 2012 MATH 541: Modern Algebra
Spring 2012 MATH 217: Calculus with Algebra and Trigonometry II (two sections)
Fall 2011 MATH 221: Calculus and Analytic Geometry (two sections)
Dept. of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Spring 2011 MA 341: Introduction to Number Theory
Fall 2010 MA 123: Calculus I
Spring 2010 MA 542: Modern Algebra II
Fall 2009 MA 142: Introduction to Linear Algebra
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University
Spring 2009 MAT 218: Analysis in Several Variables
Fall 2009 MAT 201: Multivariable Calculus
Fall 2007 MAT 203: Advanced Multivariable Calculus
Dept. of Mathematics, Princeton University
Spring 2004 MATH 251B: Algebra II (Teaching assistant)
2003 – 2004 Tutor at the Math HelpDesk
Spring 2003 MATH 255B: Analysis II (Grader and teaching assistant)
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University

Advising

Students PhD: 3 (3 current) MA: 1 (1 current)
Fall 2014 – Spring 2017 MATH 699: Directed Reading and Research
Reading course on Algebraic Number Theory
Learning seminar on L-functions
Reading course on Modular Forms
Spring 2011 MA 944: Directed Study in Number Theory II
Reading course on Algebraic Number Theory
Fall 2009 MA 648: Research Methods in Mathematics II
Advised a student on representing integers by quadratic forms

Invited Talks

2017AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings
Tufts University Algebra, Geometry, and Number Theory Seminar
Brown University Algebra Seminar
University of Washington Number Theory Seminar
Mathematical Congress of the Americas
2016Conference: Congreso Latinoamericano de Mathmáticos V
Conference: Canadian Number Theory Association, 14th meeting
Duke University Number Theory Seminar
2015AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings
2014Conference: Atkin Memorial Workshop
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Special Colloquium
Eastern Illinois University Special Colloquium
University of Notre Dame Special Colloquium
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Special Colloquium
2013Université Laval Séminaire d’algèbre et de théorie des nombres
Boston University Number Theory Seminar
University of Illinois at Chicago Number Theory Seminar
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Number Theory Seminar
Conference: Modular forms, p-adic L-functions and Selmer groups
University of Chicago Number Theory Seminar
Northwestern University Number Theory Seminar
Conference: Sage Days 44
Québec–Vermont Number Theory Seminar
Université Laval Séminaire d’algèbre et géometrie gradue
2012University of Washington Number Theory Seminar
University of Washington Sage Seminar
University of Chicago Number Theory Seminar
California Institute of Technology Number Theory Seminar
Joint Columbia–CUNY–NYU Number Theory Seminar
2011University of Wisconsin–Madison Number Theory Seminar
Brandeis University Everytopic Seminar
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor GLNT Seminar
2010University of Texas at Austin Number Theory Seminar
2009Boston University Number Theory Seminar
Wesleyan Departmental Colloquium
Boston University Number Theory Seminar

Conferences Organized or Coorganized

2013Sage Days 44

Seminars Organized or Coorganized

09/2016 – 12/2016 Seminar on L-functions
09/2015 – 05/2016 Number Theory Lunch Meeting
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
09/2011 – 05/2014 Number Theory/Representation Theory Seminar
09/2011 – 05/2014 Graduate Student Number Theory/Representation Theory Seminar
10/2012 – 02/2013 Learning Seminar on Shimura Varieties
University of Wisconsin–Madison
09/2009 – 05/2011 Algebra/Number Theory Seminar
01/2011 – 05/2011 Graduate Student Étale Cohomology Seminar
07/2010 – 12/2010 Seminar on p-adic L-functions
01/2010 – 05/2010 Seminar on p-adic Hodge Theory and (φ,Γ)-modules
Boston University
09/2004 – 05/2009 Several graduate student seminars
Princeton University
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