Dr. Emily Riehl is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Her research, supported by the National Science Foundation, is on “abstract nonsense” (specifically ∞-dimensional category theory) and homotopy theory, the algebra of “continuous deformations” between mathematical objects. She fell in love with Australian Rules Football on the first of several research trips to Australia and has been a member of the US Women’s National Team since 2010.
This talk will explore the paradoxes and possibilities of the mathematics of voting, which seeks to answer, among other questions: If more than two candidates run for office, by what procedure should the winner be chosen to most equitably reflect… Learn more →
11:30am – 12:15pm