Rebecca Jarnutowski

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2019-2020
PhD Student, Mathematics
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Rebecca is a doctoral student in the Department of Mathematics. She grew up in California and attended the University of New Mexico. There, she earned a BS in Pure Mathematics with minors in Interdisciplinary Studies and Psychology. She also served as a peer mentor and math instructor, and participated in research abroad at the Universidad de Colima in Mexico, where she defined harmonic structures over Mauldin-William Fractals. Her research interests include real analysis, harmonic analysis, and algebra. Rebecca plans to become a professor of mathematics and to apply current research to active and collaborative adult learning. As part of her efforts to improve mathematics pedagogy, accessibility, and impact she will pursue post-baccalaureate degree in developmental psychology. Outside of the Academy, Rebecca enjoys tennis, swimming, cooking and baking, cross-stitching, and playing with her dog.