Dr. Emily Riehl | National Math Festival

Dr. Emily Riehl

Johns Hopkins University

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.