# Elise A. Weir

Graduate Teaching Associate

## Research Interests

- Representation Theory
- Hyperbolic Geometry
- Low-Dimensional Topology

## Education

- Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Tennessee, anticipated 2018
- B.S., Honors Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 2009

## Publications

- The Dimension of the Restricted Hitchin Component for a Triangle Group (in preparation)

## Recent Talks

- The Dimension of the Restricted Hitchin Component for a Triangle Group (original research)
- Pseudomodular Surfaces (expository), UTK Geometry and Topology Seminar, April 2016 (slides)
- Complex Hyperbolic Geometry (expository), UTK Geometry and Topology Seminar, November 2015
- Faithfulness of the Burau Representation of the Braid Group (expository), UTK Algebra Seminar, April 2015

## Courses Taught at UT

- College Algebra: Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Summer 2016
- Basic Calculus: Spring 2015
- Calculus I: Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017
- Calculus II: Spring 2018
- Calculus III: Fall 2015, Spring 2016

### Other Teaching Experience

- Introduction to Mathematical Modeling, Topics in Mathematics for Non-Majors