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Personal Profile of Professor Karen Vogtmann


Karen Vogtmann is a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, working in topology and geometric group theory. She has held
visiting research positions at MSRI, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and the Institut des Hautes √Čtudes Scientifiques in France. In 2006
she gave an invited address at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid, and in 2007 gave
the Emmy Noether Lecture at the annual meeting of the AMS in New Orleans. She is currently a trustee of the
American Mathematical Society, and previously served as Vice President of the Society. She has served on the
scientific advisory board of the American Institute of Mathematics and the arXiv advisory board, as well as many other national and international committees.

Current/Future Committee Membership
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Past Committee Membership
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Scientific Advisory Committee Apr 01, 2006 Jun 30, 2010
  1. Workshop Hot Topics: Galois Theory of Periods and Applications

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    Mar 28, 2017
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Outer space, symplectic derivations of free Lie algebras and modular forms
    Karen Vogtmann (University of Warwick)
  2. Workshop Geometry of mapping class groups and Out(Fn)

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    Oct 25, 2016
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
      Tethered curve complexes and homology stability
    Karen Vogtmann (University of Warwick)