Shanna Dobson

Humanities and Sciences


I am a Caltech SURF Fellow, mathematician and author studying perfectoid spaces, q-Langlands and algebraic k-theory.

I am currently chair of the AWM-MAA Liaison Committee, vice program chair of the Southern California-Nevada Section of the MAA, a MathFest Committee member, the at-large representative and secretary of ArtCenter's Faculty Council Committee, leader of the Faculty Outreach Subcommittees and an officer of the Future Pedagogy and Faculty Research Committees.  

I am organizing a Women In Mathematics Seminar At Cal State LA, for which I am presenting Motivic Spectra, Algebraic K-Theory, and Perfectoid Spaces.  


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