Grace Stadnyk

Grace Stadnyk

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

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Grace Stadnyk received her undergraduate degree from Hamilton College in 2010, majoring in Mathematics and Russian Studies. Afterwards, she worked for several years in New York City and Chicago at a financial data and analytics company, working specifically with the investment management and quantitative research teams. She returned to the classroom in 2014 to pursue her graduate degrees at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her area of research is in topological combinatorics. After receiving her Ph.D., Grace joined the Furman community in August 2019. She is especially interested in implementing evidence-based active learning strategies in the classroom and developing career-ready skills in all of her students. ​

Education
​Ph.D.
North Carolina State University

M.S.
North Carolina State University

B.A.
Hamilton College

Grace's research is in the area of topological combinatorics and in particular, poset topology. Her recent work aims to use combinatorial techniques to increase understanding of a topological space arising in phylogenetics. She especially enjoys exploring questions surrounding poset shellability. ​