Research interests:

  • Affine differential geometry of hypersurfaces
  • Flat real projective structures
  • Partial differential equations of Monge-Ampere type
  • Geometric structures supported on symplectic and contact manifolds
  • Symplectic connections
  • Deformation quantization
  • Parabolic geometries
  • Left-symmetric algebras (also known as pre-Lie or Vinbeg algebras)
  • Nonassociative algebras


Ph.D. (Mathematics)       University of Washington      2003
        (Thesis advisor: Robin Graham )      
A.B. magna cum laude       Harvard University      1996