A Field Guide to Mathematics

Stories about mathematics, students, professors, mathematicians, abstract nonsense, research, papers, publishing, and academia.

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The TikTok Exam

In my TikTok account, you can find a series of (comedy) videos that portray a student taking an incredibly difficult and confusing exam, which I call “the TikTok exam.” The exam is now available as a PDF, and can be found here! Enjoy.

About Me

I am a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut. My research focuses on arithmetic geometry, which is at the cross roads of number theory and algebraic geometry.

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