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Bridget Tenner

  • bridget@math.depaul.edu
  • Associate Professor, Combinatorics
  • ​​​PhD​​​       
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • (773) 325-4220
  • ​​​Schmitt Academic Center, Room 522​​​       
​​​Website: http://math.depaul.edu/bridget/​​​

Bridget Tenner earned her AB and AM degrees from Harvard University in 2002, and her PhD in Mathematics from MIT in 2006 under the direction of Richard Stanley.  She joined the faculty at DePaul University in 2007.

Bridget's research is in combinatorics, with particular interests in algebraic, enumerative, and topological questions.
 
Selected publications:
  • Reduced decompositions and permutation patterns
    J. Algebraic Combin. 24 (2006), no. 3, 263-284.
  • Pattern avoidance and the Bruhat order
    J. Combin. Theory Ser. A 114 (2007), no. 5, 888-905.
  • Homotopy type of the Boolean complex of a Coxeter system
    Adv. Math. 222 (2009), no. 2, 409-430 (with Kári Ragnarsson).
  • A combinatorial proof of symmetry among minimal star factorizations
    Discrete Math. 312 (2012), no. 16, 2482-2490.
  • Mesh patterns with superfluous mesh
    Adv. in Appl. Math. 51 (2013), no. 5, 606-618.​