David Little
Mathematics Department
Penn State University
Eberly College of Science
University Park, PA 16802
Office: 403 McAllister
Phone: (814) 865-3329
Fax: (814) 865-3735
e-mail:dlittle@psu.edu

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Personal Information
Born: June 9, 1972 Citizenship: U.S.

Employment
Senior Lecturer, Penn State University Jul. 2011 - Present
Lecturer, Penn State University Aug. 2004 - Jul. 2011
John Wesley Young Research Instructor, Dartmouth College Jul. 2002 - Jun. 2004
UC Faculty Fellow, University of California, San Diego Jan. 2001 - Jun. 2002
Lecturer, University of California, San Diego Summer 2001
Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of California, San Diego Summer 2000
Senior Teaching Assistant, University of California, San Diego Sept. 1998 - June 1999
Teaching Assistant, University of California, San Diego Sept. 1994 - June 2000

Education
Ph.D. Mathematics, University of California, San Diego Dec. 2000
M.A. Mathematics, University of California, San Diego Dec. 1996
B.S. with University Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. May 1994

Research Interests
Enumerative and algebraic combinatorics, symmetric functions, representation theory, orthogonal polynomials, partition theory

Presentations
Fall Eastern Section Meeting, Penn State
     Some Fine Combinatorics
Oct. 2009
Combinatory Analysis, Penn State
     A New Combinatorial Approach to q-Series Identities
Dec. 2008
Partitions/Combinatorics Seminar, Penn State
     Recent Progress on Tiling Proofs of q-Series Identities
Nov. 2008
Combinatorics Seminar, UCSD
     A New Combinatorial Approach to q-Series Identities
Aug. 2008
Partitions/Combinatorics Seminar, Penn State
     Classical q-Series Identities via Tilings
Nov. 2007
Partitions/Combinatorics Seminar, Penn State
     New Proofs of Identities of Lebesgue and Göllnitz via Tilings
Nov. 2007
Partitions/Combinatorics Seminar, Penn State
     Combinatorial Proofs of Various q-Pell Identities via Tilings
Nov. 2007
Colloquium, Dartmouth College
     The Littlewood-Richardson Rule via Reduced Factorizations of the Symmetric Group
Sept. 2003
Combinatorics Seminar, MIT Apr. 2003
AMS Southeastern Section Meeting, Orlando, FL
     Combinatorics of the Lascoux-Schützenberger Tree
Nov. 2002
Colloquium, SUNY Albany
     Reduced Factorizations of the Symmetric Group
Sept. 2002
Seminar, CSU Fresno Feb. 2002
Colloquium, Bucknell University Jan. 2002
Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego
     Combinatorial Aspects of the Lascoux-Schützenberger Tree
Jan. 2002
Combinatorics Seminar, University of Pennsylvania
     Reduced Factorizations of the Symmetric Group, Parts I & II
Nov. 2001
Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, The Andrews Festschrift
     An Extension of Franklin's Bijection
Sept. 1998

Publications