Graham Hawkes is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and will begin a mathematics Ph.D. in 2014 at the University of California--Davis. The paper was produced as the final paper of a year-long independent study in algebraic geometry and also acted as his honors thesis. Other than algebraic geometry, his mathematical interests include discrete mathematics, particularly enumerative combinatorics. He was a member of the UNC cycling team for 4 years. Send Email

Faculty Sponsor: Professor Justin Sawon, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill