TALKS

Dr. Pamela E. Harris has been invited to speak at conferences and institutions throughout the United States and internationally. Below is a list of her most current speaking engagements.

Plenary Addresses
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  • Discrete Math Day (DMD) of the NorthEast at Mass Amherst, April 6, 2019
    On the (t, r) broadcast domination number of graphs

  • MAA Invited Address, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 2019
    A mathematical journey of culture, community, and collaboration

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Sonya Kovalesky Day March 2017
    Coloring maps: the story of a traveling mathematician

  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences (ASPiRE) Conference February 2017
    Research Experiences with Undergraduates 

  • Smith College, WiMiN (Women in Math in New England) Conference September 2016
    Permutations, peaks, polynomials, and a positivity conjecture 

Named Lectures
 
  • Hidden No More: Stories of Triumph, Excellence, and Achievement in Math and Computer Science, Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
    TBA

  • Brown Horizons Seminar, Brown University, March 2019
    The lonely reality of an academic dreamer

  • Mosaic Lecture, Grand Valley State University, March 2019
    The lonely reality of an academic dreamer

  • Harry S. Kieval Lecture, Cornell University, October 2018
    Invisible lattice points

  • Runnals Dinner for Women in Mathematics Lecture, Colby College, October 2017
    From Undocumented Student to Mathematics Professor 

  • Distinguished Women in Math Lecture, San Francisco State University, November 2016
    Permutations, peaks, polynomials, and a positivity conjecture
     


Invited Talks

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  • Arizona State University, Math Colloquium, September 2019
    Invisible lattice points

  • Johns Hopkins University, Conference: A conversation on professional norms in mathematics, September 2019
    The academic savior complex: How NOT to mentor underrepresented faculty

  • Swarthmore College, "Start of the year" colloquium, September 2019
    A mathematical journey of culture, community, and collaboration

  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Mathematics Colloquium, May 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function and Multiplex Juggling Sequences

  • University of Washington, Number Theory Seminar, May 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function

  • University of Hawai'i Manoa, Math Colloquium, February 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function

  • University of Southern California, Combinatorics Seminar January 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function

  • University of Southern California, January 2019
    Women's Weekend Retreat, Catalina Island
    The integer partition function and its generalizations

  • University of Kansas, Combinatorics Seminar, January 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function

  • DePaul University, Math Colloquium, January 2019
    Kostant's Partition Function

  • Joint Mathematics Meeting January 2019, AMS Special Session on Latinx in Math

    Broadcast Domination of Triangular Matchstick Graphs and Triangular Lattice

  • Latinx in the Mathematical Sciences Conference, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, March 2018

    Invisible lattice points

  • United States Naval Academy, Mathematics Colloquium, February 2018
    Invisible lattice points

  • Wake Forest University, Special Colloquium, February 2018
    Computing weight multiplicities

  • SUNY Geneseo, Math Research Lecture, January 2018
    Invisible lattice points

  • SUNY Geneseo, Public Lecture, January 2018
    The Lonely Reality of an Academic DREAMER

  • Marquette University, Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science, Special Colloquium, January 2018

    Invisible lattice points

  • Colby College Mathematics Colloquium, January 2018
    Partition functions and their generalizations

  • JMM San Diego, California, January 2018

    • AWM Special Session “Noncommutative Algebra and Representation Theory”
      Computing weight multiplicities

    • AMS Special Session “Open and Accessible Problems for Undergraduate Research”
      Kostant’s Partition Function

    • AMS Special Session “A Showcase of Number Theory at Liberal Arts Colleges”
      Lattice point visibility on generalized lines of sight

  • Youngstown State University, December 2017
    Invisible lattice points

  • Wake Forest University, October 2017
    Permutations, peaks, polynomials, and a positivity conjecture

  • SACNAS National Conference Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2017
    –  Scientific Symposia “Women Do Math”
    Lattice point visibility on generalized lines of sight

  • –  Scientific Symposia “Latinxs Count!”
    Representation theory and counting partitions

  • Colby College Mathematics Colloquium, October 2017
    Invisible lattice points

  • Brigham Young University, Focus on Math Speaker Series, October 2017
    Invisible Lattice Points
  • AMS Sectional Meeting SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, September 2017
    Special Session “Polynomials in enumerative, algebraic, and geometric combinatorics”
    The q-analog of Kostant’s partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras

  • XXII Coloquio Latinoamericano de Algebra Quito, Ecuador, August 2017
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics
    The q-analog of Kostant’s partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras

  • Union College BEAM program, July 2017
    Invisible Lattice Points

  • California State University Fresno, June 2017
    Kostant’s partition function

  • Iowa State University, Mathematicians of Color Alliance (MOCA), Research Seminar, March 2017
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

  • University of Kentucky, March 2017
    –  Combinatorics Research Seminar
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture
    –  Student Math Club
    A hands on exploration of Zeckendorf’s theorem and its generalizations
    –  Association for Women in Mathematics Mentoring Talk

  • Providence College, Mathematics Colloquium, March 2017
    Permutations, peaks, polynomials, and a positivity conjecture

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Research Symposium, March 2017
    Peaks on graphs

  • York University, Applied Algebra Seminar, January 2017
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

  • XXI Coloquio Latinoamericano de Algebra, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 2016
    Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

  • JMM 2017, Atlanta, GA, January 2017
    –  AMS Special Session “Lie Groups, Discretization, and Gelfand Pairs”
    The q-analog of Kostant’s partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras
    –  AMS Special Session “RE(UF)search on Graphs and Matrices”
    Peak sets of graphs

  • Union College Mathematics Colloquium, September 2016
    A generalization of Zeckendorf’s theorem

  • Youngstown State University, Association for Women in Mathematics Speaker Series, March 2016
    Two for one: representation theory and analytic number theory 

  • Smith College, Center for Women in Mathematics, February 2016
    On a generalization of Zeckendorf’s Theorem via circumscribed m-gons

  • Amherst College, Mathematics Colloquium, December 2015
    On a generalization of Zeckendorf’s Theorem via circumscribed m-gons

  • United States Naval Academy, Mathematics Colloquium, April 2015
    A Game of Crowns

  • California State University Channel Islands, Si Se Puede Event, April 2015
    A Game of Crowns

  • Purdue University, Number Theory Seminar, December 2014
    Generalizing Zeckendorf’s Theorem: The Kentucky Sequence

  • AMS Sectional Meeting Greensboro, North Carolina, November 2014 Special Session “Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra and Geometry”
    On the exceptional Lie algebras and their exponents

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, September 2014
    My journey to a PhD and the study of representation theory of Lie algebras

  • The University of Akron, OH, September 2014
    My journey to a PhD and the study of representation theory of Lie algebras

  • Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigacion de Ciencias Matematicas, Puerto Rico, March 2014
    Computational Complexities associated with Konstant’s weight multiplicity formula

  • Williams College, Mathematics Colloquium, January 2014
    Representation Theory of Lie Algebras and a Connection to Tilings

  • Army Research Lab, Adelphi, MD, January 2014
    Representation Theory of Lie Algebras and Kostant’s Weight Multiplicity Formula

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Colloquium, April 2013
    Teaching in the Trenches - A year as a professor at West Point

  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Mathematics Colloquium, February 2014
    Proofs by contradiction

  • Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Mathematics Colloquium, January 2012
    Proofs by contradiction

  • SACNAS National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2012 Scientific Symposia “Problems in Number Theory”
    Kostant’s weight multiplicity formula and the Fibonacci numbers

  • National Security Agency, Mathematics Seminar, Fort Meade, MD, August 2012 Seattle, WA, October 2012
    Kostant’s weight multiplicity formula and the Fibonacci numbers

  • Purdue University, Indiana, ADVANCE PRiME: Purdue Research in Mathematics Experience, June 2012
    – Keynote
    Promoting scientific research
    – Research talk
    It’s no lie: I study representations of Lie algebras – Professional development interview

  • United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, Mathematics Presentation, February 2012
    The fundamental theorem of calculus 

  • Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL, Mathematics Presentation, February 2012
    Properties of our number system

  • Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, WI, Mathematics Presentation, February 2012
    Lines and their equations

  • Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, Mathematics Presentation, January 2012
    The area under and between curves

  • Eureka College, Eureka, IL, Mathematics Presentation, December 2011
    Power series 

     

Contributed Talks
  • Williams College, Faculty Research Seminar, November 2018
    Computing Weight Multiplicities

  • Williams College, Science Lunch Seminar October 2018
    Broadcast Domination of Triangular Matchstick Graphs and Triangular Lattice

  • Williams College, Faculty Research Seminar, December 2017
    Lattice Point Visibility of Generalized Lines of Sight

  • Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC), London, England, July 2017
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

  • Williams College, Faculty Research Seminar, April 2017
    Kostant’s partition function

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 50th Anniversary Celebration, Algebra Session, October 2016
    A proof of the peak polynomial positivity conjecture

  • Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigacio ́n en Ciencias Matematicas 
    University of Puerto Rico Humacao, March 2016
    The q-analog of Kostant’s partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras

  • United States Military Academy, Math Theory Seminar, March 2016
    The q-analog of Kostant’s partition function and the highest root of the simple Lie algebras

  • JMM Seattle, WA, January 2016
    AWM Workshop: Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
    Peak Sets of Classical Coxeter Groups

  • United States Military Academy, Mathematics Seminar, December 2015
    On a generalization of Zeckendorf’s Theorem via circumscribed m-gons

  • United States Military Academy, Topology and Algebra Research Seminar April 2015
    On a generalization of Zeckendorf’s Theorem via circumscribed m-gons

  • JMM San Antonio, Texas, January 2015
    NAM Granville-Brown-Haynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients
    The adjoint representation and the support of Kostant’s weight multiplicity formula

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mathematics Colloquium, February 2014
    The adjoint representation and the support of Kostant’s weight multiplicity formula

  • AMS Sectional Meeting Greensboro, North Carolina, November 2014 Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications
    Generalizing Zeckendorf’s Theorem: The Kentucky Sequence

  • ARL/USMA Technical Symposium, Aberdeen, MD, October 2014
    Generalizing Zeckendorf’s Theorem: The Kentucky Sequence

  • Midwest Women in Mathematics Symposium, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, April 2014
    Computational Complexities associated with Konstant’s weight multiplicity formula 

  • United States Military Academy, Center for Faculty Development, February 2014
    Success Indicators in the USMA Advanced Core Mathematics Program

  • SACNAS National Conference, Los Angeles, California October 2014 Speaker in “Young Latinas in Math and Computer Science”
    Representation Theory of Lie Algebras and a Connection to Tilings

  • United States Military Academy, Topology and Algebra Research Seminar, January 2014
    Representation Theory of Lie Algebras and a Connection to Tilings

  • JMM Baltimore, MD, January 2014
    Strengthening Communication Skills through Cadet Created Homework Videos

  • MAA NJ Sectional Meeting, Rutgers University October 2013
    Strengthening Communication Skills through Cadet Created Homework Videos

  • United States Military Academy, Topology and Algebra Research Seminar, October 2013
    Partition functions and some open problems

  • United States Military Academy, Center for Faculty Development Talk, May 2013
    Proofs by contradiction

  • University of Iowa, Underrepresented Students in Topology and Algebra Symposium, April 2012
    On the adjoint representation of sln and the Fibonacci numbers

  • JMM Boston, MA, January 2012 AMS Special Session “Trends in Representation Theory”
    On the adjoint representation of sln and the Fibonacci numbers

  • University of Maryland, Infinite Possibilities Conference, March 2012
    Kostant’s weight multiplicity formula and Lie algebras of rank 2

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Algebra Seminar, November 2011
    Representations of classical Lie algebras whose highest weight is the sum of the simple roots

  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, Pure Mathematics seminar, October 2011
    Finite-dimensional Lie algebras

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Algebra Seminar, September 2011
    On the adjoint representation of sln and the Fibonacci numbers

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Algebra Seminar, September 2010
    Some computations with alternating sum formulas

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Algebra Seminar, May 2010
    Integral Weyl alternation sets of simple Lie algebras of rank 2 

     

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