Shira Viel

Shira Viel
  • Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics
External address: 035 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Phone: (919) 660-2857

I am interested in mathematics education and algebraic combinatorics. Topics of particular current interest include active learning, surface and orbifold models of cluster algebras, and teacher professional development. 

Education & Training
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University 2018

  • B.A., Rice University 2009

Barnard, E., et al. “Universal Geometric Coefficients for the Four-Punctured Sphere.” Annals of Combinatorics, vol. 22, no. 1, Mar. 2018. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00026-018-0378-0. Full Text

Gilbert, S., et al. “Generalized splines on arbitrary graphs.” Pacific Journal of Mathematics, vol. 281, no. 2, Jan. 2016, pp. 333–64. Scopus, doi:10.2140/pjm.2016.281.333. Full Text

  Shira at the Algebraic CombinatoriXX II workshop at BIRS last summer Shira Viel I received my PhD from North Carolina State University under the direction of Nathan Reading.  My thesis work was in algebraic and geometric combinatorics with a focus... read more »