Dr. Nancy Wrinkle
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Math 113: Quantitative Reasoning
Math 187: Calculus I
Math 202: Calculus II
Math 243: Linear Algebra
Math 251: Discrete Mathematics
Math 253: Linear Algebra I
Math 312: Foundations of Geometry
Math 321: History of Mathematics
Math 421: Modern Geometry
Research Interests
Low-dimensional topology and geometry, in particular geometric knot theory and the curve complex.

B.A., Barnard College, Mathematics, 1995

Ph.D., Columbia University, Mathematics, 2002

Selected Publications

Criticality for the Gehring link problem, with Joseph H.G. Fu, Jason Cantarella, Rob Kusner, and John M. Sullivan. Geometry & Topology, 10 (2006), pp 1-61.

Some ropelength critical clasps, with John M. Sullivan, Physical and Numerical Models in Knot Theory and Their Application to the Life Sciences,   (J. Calvo, K. Millett, E. Rawdon, and A. Stasiak, editors). Series on Knots and Everything, World Scientific, Volume 36, 2005.

On transversally simple knots, with Joan S. Birman, Journal of Differential Geometry55 (2000), pp 325-354.

Parametrizations of holonomic and Legendrian knots with Joan S. Birman, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications 9 No. 3 (2000), p. 293-309.

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Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Fall 2018: Mondays and Wednesdays 10-11:30 a.m., then 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Main Campus
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