WIT People

Below is an incomplete list of female algebraic topologists.

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In alphabetical order

Name Institution Areas of expertise / keywords
Sanjana Agarwal Indiana University
Senja Barthel EPFL Valais Persistent homology, material science application, geometric topology, topological graph theory, molecular biology application
Maria Basterra University of New Hampshire Stable homotopy theory, homotopical algebra, operads, homological algebra
Kristine Bauer University of Calgary Functor calculus
Agnes Beaudry University of Colorado at Boulder Algebraic topology, stable homotopy groups of sphere, chromatic homotopy theory
Julie Bergner University of Virginia Homotopical (higher) categories, homotopical operads, model categories, 2-Segal spaces
Tai-Danae Bradley The Graduate Center, CUNY
Natàlia Castellana Vila Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Homotopy of classifying spaces, homotopy idempotent functors, localization, cellularization, Hopf spaces
Joana Cirici University of Barcelona Topology of algebraic varieties, multiplicative structures in homotopical algebra, cohomological operations, operads, rational and p-adic homotopy theory, intersection cohomology, mixed Hodge theory, complex manifolds
Vesta Coufal Gonzaga University
Daniela Egas Santander EPFL Topology applied to neuroscience, graph models of moduli spaces
Eugenia Ellis Universidad de la República Algebraic K-theory, isomorphisms conjectures, homological algebra
Lisbeth Fajstrup Aalborg University, Denmark Directed topology, applications in concurrency theory and distributed computing, directed coverings
Brittany Terese Fasy Montana State University Topological data analysis, computational topology, homology
Teena Gerhardt Michigan State University Algebraic K-theory, equivariant stable homotopy theory
Jelena Grbic University of Southampton Homotopy theory, toric topology, configuration spaces
Kathryn Hess EPFL Model categories, operads, applications of topology
Renee Hoekzema University of Oxford Manifolds, cobordism categories, cobordism groups, TQFT
Michele Intermont Kalamazoo College
Brenda Johnson Union College Functor calculus, homological algebra
Jocelyne Ishak University of Kent Stable homotopy theory
Hana Jia Kong University of Chicago Equivariant stable homotopy theory
Magdalena Kedziorek Utrecht University Equivariant stable homotopy theory, category theory, model categories.
Kathryn Lesh Union College Unstable homotopy theory, classifying spaces
Ayelet Lindenstrauss Indiana University Hochschild-type approximations of algebraic K-theory, higher Hochschild homology
Muriel Livernet Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7) Operads, combinatorial and homotopical aspects
Leanne Merrill Western Oregon University Stable homotopy theory, Adams spectral sequence, chromatic homotopy theory
Christina Osborne University of Virginia
Angélica Osorno Reed College Equivariant homotopy theory, interactions between category theory and homotopy theory
Viktoriya Ozornova Ruhr-University Bochum Abstract homotopy theory, complicial sets, 2-Segal spaces, Thomason model structure, stable homotopy theory
Simona Paoli University of Leicester Higher category theory, homotopy theory and their interactions; homological algebra
Kate Ponto University of Kentucky Stable homotopy theory, topological fixed point theory, duality and trace
Dorette Pronk Dalhousie University Orbifolds, restriction categories, tangent categories, double categories, groupoids, bicategories of fractions, reverse differentiation
Birgit Richter University of Hamburg Structured ring spectra, topological Hochschild homology, algebraic K-theory, operads, homotopical algebra
Emily Riehl Johns Hopkins University Infinity categories, model categories, the small object argument, Reedy categories, and homotopy type theory, among other topics in categorical homotopy theory
Marcy Robertson University of Melbourne Model categories, operads, properads, infinity categories, infinity operads, infinity properads
Constanze Roitzheim University of Kent Model categories, stable homotopy theory
Carmen Rovi Indiana University Bloomington Surgery theory, K- and L-theory, automorphisms of manifolds
Emily Rudman Indiana University Hochschild homology, cyclic homology
Claudia Scheimbauer Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Fully) extended (twisted) TFTs, higher categorical structures, factorization algebras, derived symplectic geometry
Sarah Scherotzke University of Münster
Laura Scull Fort Lewis College equivariant homotopy theory, orbifolds
Tashrika Sharma University of Vienna Knot Theory, 3-manifolds, Algebraic Topology, Geometric Topology
Brooke Shipley University of Illinois at Chicago Model categories, stable homotopy theory, homological algebra
Vesna Stojanoska University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Stable homotopy theory, topological modular forms, interactions with arithmetic geometry
Ulrike Tillmann Oxford University Topology and its applications
Christine Vespa Université de Strasbourg Stable homology, polynomial functors, functor categories
Elizabeth Vidaurre University of Rochester Toric topology
Nathalie Wahl University of Copenhagen Homological stability, mapping class groups, Hochschild homology, string topology
Sarah Whitehouse University of Sheffield Homotopical algebra, stable homotopy theory, operads
Kirsten Graham Wickelgren Georgia Institute of Technology Motivic homotopy theory, interactions between homotopy theory and arithmetic geometry
Maria Yakerson Duisburg-Essen University Motivic homotopy theory, algebraic K-theory

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