** Education **

- PhD in Pure Mathematics, University of Sheffield, UK, 2008 (thesis available here)
- MMath, University of Durham, UK, 2004

** Previous positions **

- Postdoctoral Fellow of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, 2011–2013 (fellowship held at the University of Alberta)
- Max Wyman Assistant Professor in Number Theory, University of Alberta, 2008–2011

** Courses taught **

- Linear Algebra I, MATH 125 (F2012, F2010)
- Linear Algebra II, MATH 225 (W2013, F2011, W2011)
- Ring Theory, MATH 228 (Sp2009)
- Graph Theory, MATH 322 (Sp2018)
- Elementary Number Theory, MATH 324 (F2009, F2008)
- Group Theory, MATH 328 (W2010)
- Reading in Mathematics, MATH 497 (W2010)
- Algebraic Number Theory, MATH 512 (W2012)

** Next course **

- Graph Theory, MATH 322 (Su2018)

** Seminars **

** Conferences organized **

** Research interests **

My research is in algebraic number theory. In particular, it is concerned with the connection between \(L\)-functions and class-groups, with emphasis on the route via Stark units and Stark elements in the sense of Rubin's integral Stark conjecture.

** Papers **

- The equivalence of Rubin's Conjecture and the ETNC/LRNC for certain biquadratic extensions, Glasgow Mathematical Journal, August 2013. pdf
- Local and global fundamental classes for multiquadratic extensions, Journal of Number Theory, February 2013. pdf
- Connecting homomorphisms associated to Tate sequences, Acta Arithmetica, July 2011. pdf
- The fractional Galois ideal for arbitrary order of vanishing, International Journal of Number Theory, February 2011. pdf
- Functoriality of the fractional Galois ideal, with V. Snaith, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, July 2010. pdf
- On the \(p\)-adic Beilinson Conjecture for number fields, with A. Besser, R. de Jeu and X.-F. Roblot, special volume of the Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly on the occasion of Serre's 80th birthday, January 2009. (Full text at journal)
- The canonical fractional Galois ideal at \(s=0\), Journal of Number Theory, June 2008. pdf

** Non-mathematical interests **

- Reading
- Photography