## Alexander Wiedemann, PhD

Mathematician, Educator, Hobby-Haver

# About

I am an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computational Data Science at Hamline University.

My areas of expertise are centered in graph theory, linear algebra, operator theory, and mathematical physics, increasingly with applications in data science. Broadly, I seek to understand the mathematical interplay between various continuous and discrete structures, always interested in potential applications thereof.

Almost all of my research involves directed graphs in some way, and most can be considered applied to some degree. Personally, I tend to consider myself a theoretical mathematician who works on applied problems, using real-world data or physical models to glean insight into and motivate my theoretical work.

I am also interested in the roles of diversity and inclusivity mathematics, and in the development of teaching practices which better serve students from underserved groups. I am a partner of the Institute for the Quantitative Study of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (QSIDE Institute), and currently serve as the Chair of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility for Spectra, The Association of LGBTQ+ Mathematicians.