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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), UTK Algebra Seminar, December 2017 (slides)
  • 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

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