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Whitney George

Specialty area(s)

Low-Dimensional Topology, Contact Topology, Knot Theory

Brief biography

Growing up, I lived in Illinois, Italy, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. I earned my B.A and M.S. from the University of Oregon, and then received my Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

Current courses at UWL

MTH 123, MTH 208


2012. Ph.D. Mathematics (University of Georgia)
2006. M.S. Mathematics (University of Oregon)
2004 B.A. Mathematics (University of Oregon)

Teaching history

MTH 150: College Alebra (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016)

MTH 175: Applied Calculus (Spring 2015)

MTH 207: Calculus I (Fall 2014)

MTH 208: Calculus II (Spring 2015)

MTH 310: Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2016)

MTH 495: Special Topics (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2016)

MTH 499: Research Topics (Summer 2015)

Professional history

2006-2007: Assistant Professor. Piedmont College. Demorest, Georgia

2012-2014: Assistant Professor. West Chester University of Pennsylvania. West Chester, Pennsylvania.

2014-2018: Assistant Professor. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. La Crosse, Wisconsin.

2018-Present: Associate Professor. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Research and publishing

W. George. The Development of Representational Space in the Child. Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, (accepted 2015)

W. George. Positive Twist Knots and Thickenings. In Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications. 22(9) 20 pages, 2013.

M. Berglund, J. Cantarella, M. Casey, E. Dannenberg, W. George, A. Johnson, M. Mastin, J. Parsley, J. Rooney, R. Whitaker. Intrinsic symmetry groups of links with 8 or fewer crossings. In Symmetry, 4(1), 243-297, 2012.