## Research

My work is in topology, deformation theory, and quantum physics.

Most recent papers:

- Homotopy probability theory II with G.-C. Drummond-Cole and J.-S. Park. J. Homotopy Relat. Struct. April 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s40062-014-0078-3
- Homotopy probability theory I with G.-C. Drummond-Cole and J.-S. Park. J. Homotopy Relat. Struct. November 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s40062-013-0067-y
- Homotopy DG algebras induce homotopy BV algebras with Thomas Tradler and Scott Wilson, J. Homotopy and Relat. Struc., 2011, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 177-182
- Quantizing Deformation Theory in Deformation Spaces, Vieweg Teubner Verlag, 2010
- Algebras over Cobar CoFrobenius with Gabriel Drummond-Cole and Thomas Tradler, J. Homotopy and Relat. Struc., 2010, Vol 5, No. 1, pp. 15-36

## Teaching

In Fall 2014, I am teaching:

- Honors Calculus III. (Math 207) at Queens College.
- Topology (Math 70700) at CUNY Graduate Center.

## Students

- Gabriel
Drummond-Cole PhD May, 2010. Thesis:
*Homotopy Batalin-Vilkovisky algebras, trivializing circle actions, and moduli space.*NSF Postdoc at Northwestern. Now a fellow at the IBS Center for Geometry and Physics. - Joseph Hirsh
PhD May 2013. Thesis:
*Derived Deformation Theory*. Now an NSF Postdoc at MIT. - Josiah Sugarman