Dr. Heather Russell

Assistant Professor of Mathematics



Beier, Julie, Janet Fierson, Ruth Haas, Heather M. Russell, and Kara Shavo. "Classifying Coloring Graphs." Discrete Mathematics 339, no. 8 (2016): 2100-2112. doi:10.1016/j.disc.2016.03.003.

Russell, Heather M., Matthew Housley, and Julianna Tymoczko. "The Robinson-Schensted Correspondence and A2-Web Bases."Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics 42, no. 1 (2015): 293-329. doi:10.1007/s10801-015-0582-5.

Russell, Heather M., and Hoel Queffelec. "Chebyshev Polynomials and the Frohman-Gelca Formula." Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications 24, no. 4 (2015): 1-13. doi:10.1142/S0218216515500236.

Russell, Heather M., Moshe Cohen, and Oliver Dasbach. "A Twisted Dimer Model for Knots." Fundamenta Mathematicae 225, no. 1 (2014): 57-74. doi:10.4064/fm225-1-4.

Russell, Heather M., and Heather A. Dye. "Promoting REU Participation from Students in Underrepresented Groups." Involve, a Journal of Mathematics 7, no. 3 (2014): 403-411. doi:10.2140/involve.2014.7.403.

Lauda, Aaron D., and Heather M. Russell. "Oddification of the Cohomology of Type A Springer Varieties." International Mathematics Research Notices 2014, no. 17 (2013): 4822-4854. doi:10.1093/imrn/rnt098.

An explicit bijection between semistandard tableaux and non-elliptic sl3 webs, Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics 38.4 (2013): 851-862, arXiv:1204.1037.

Abernathy, Susan, Cody Armond, Moshe Cohen, Oliver T. Dasbach, Hannah Manuel, Chris Penn, Heather M. Russell, and Neal W. Stoltzfus. "A Reduced Set of Moves on One-Vertex Ribbon Graphs Coming from Links." Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 142, no. 3 (2013): 737-752. doi:10.1090/s0002-9939-2013-11807-1.

Russell, Heather M. "A Topological Constructions for All Two-row Springer Varieties." Pacific Journal of Mathematics 253, no. 1 (2011): 221-255.

Russell, Heather M., and Julianna Tymoczko. "Springer Representations on the Khovanov Springer Varieties." Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 151, no. 1 (2011): 59-81. doi:10.1017/S0305004111000132.


Ph.D., University of Iowa 2009

B.A., Washington College 2003
Mathematics and Computer Science

Contact Information

Jepson Hall
(804) 289-8086

Areas of Expertise

Geometric topology
Knot invariants
Diagrammatic algebra
Graph theory
Connections to representation theory
Broadening representation in STEM fields