My research considers questions in commutative algebra with roots in algebraic geometry. I am specifically interested in properties of ideals of subschemes of PN.


:: Containment problem for points on a reducible conic in P2, Journal of Algebra, 394(0):120–138, 2013, (with Annika Denkert)

:: On the Fattening of Lines in P3, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra, 219(4):1055-1061, 2015,

Slides and Other Resources

My slides for the 2011 Fall Central Sectional meeting of the AMS

Undergraduate Research
As an undergrad at USD, I completed a Senior Thesis project under the direction of Jack Maney. A copy can be found here.