Emily Shinkle


I am a third year PhD student. I am the president of the Illinois Graduate Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). You can learn more about the chapter here

Research Description

I'm interested in using tools from Geometric Group Theory to study surfaces. My academic advisor is Chris Leininger.


  • MS in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
  • BA in Mathematics, Cedarville University, 2016
  • BA in Mathematics Education, Cedarville University, 2016