Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Mathematics
Biography:Professor Leverson’s areas of interest include low-dimensional topology, symplectic topology, contact topology, and knot theory, with particular interest in three-dimensional contact topology and knot homologies. She is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and numerous teaching, research, and travel awards from Duke University, where she earned her doctorate; Wellesley College; and the American Mathematical Society. She previously taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a visiting assistant professor and NSF Fellow. Publications include “Satellite ruling polynomials, DGA representations, and the colored HOMFLY-PT polynomial” (with D. Rutherford), arXiv.org; and “Augmentations and rulings of Legendrian links in #k (S1 x S2),” Pacific Journal of Mathematics.
BA, Wellesley College; PhD, Duke University; NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology. At Bard since 2020.