Connor Sawaske

Graduate student

Department of Mathematics
University of Washington

Box 354350
Seattle, WA 98195

Office: C-115 Padelford Hall


Interests: My primary interests are geometric combinatorics and commutative algebra. Specifically, I enjoy connections between the topological and combinatorial properties of simplicial complexes and some of their associated algebraic structures and invariants.


  1. A generalized lower bound theorem for balanced manifolds (with Martina Juhnke-Kubitzke, Satoshi Murai, and Isabella Novik), Mathematische Zeitschrift, to appear [PDF]
  2. Almost Buchsbaumness of some rings arising from complexes with isolated singularities, Journal of Commutative Algebra, to appear [PDF]
  3. Stanley-Reisner rings of Buchsbaum complexes with a free action by an abelian group, submitted [PDF]
  4. Ext and local cohomology modules of face rings of simplicial posets, submitted [PDF]
  1. Lower bound theorems for balanced manifolds, 2017 CMS Winter Meeting  [slides]
  2. Lower bound theorems for balanced manifolds, 2018 AMS Spring Sectional Meeting



Math 125 Online, Autumn 2017-Winter 2018
Math 125 Online, Autumn 2016-Spring 2017

Math 126, Summer 2016
Math 125 Online, Autumn 2015-Spring 2016
Math 126, Summer 2015
Math 125 Online, Autumn 2014-Spring 2015
Math 125, Summer 2014
Math 126, Spring 2014
Math 124, Winter 2014
Math 125, Autumn 2013

Other things of interest

Me with my favorite food
My favorite band
My home