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Rebecca Goldin

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Expertise: Symplectic geometry, group actions and related combinatorics

Rebecca Goldin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science and director of research for the Statistical Assessment Services, a nonprofit organization affiliated with George Mason University.

Her research investigates symplectic geometry, Hamiltonian group actions, equivariant cohomology, Schubert calculus, orbifold cohomology, classification of manifolds with group actions and statistics in the media.

She recently spoke at the Topology Festival at Cornell, at the "Moment Maps" conference in Spain and delivered the Falconer Lecture at the Mathematical Association of America MathFest. Gold received a B.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.