Jennifer Kacmarcik Brooks

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of
Mathematical Sciences at the University of Montana. I am also the Associate
Chair of the department, directing the Graduate
Program.

*Contact Information*

Department of Mathematical Sciences

University of Montana

32 Campus Drive

Missoula, MT 59812

phone:
(406) 243-2083

e-mail:
jennifer.brooks@mso.umt.edu or
jennifer.kacmarcik@mso.umt.edu

*Office Hours for Spring,
2015*

Monday 1:10 - 2:00, Tuesday 10:10 - 11:00; Wednesday 9:10 -
10:00; by appointment

*Teaching for Spring
2015*

M 307 – Introduction to Abstract
Mathematics

The course meets MWF 8:10 - 9:00.

Text: I am writing a textbook *Exploring the Infinite: An
Introduction to Proof and Analysis. *I will make chapters available as
needed.

Book Chapters:

Other Course Materials:

*Research*

I am interested in analysis, which is a branch of pure
mathematics that grows out of theoretical calculus. More specifically, I
am interested in the theory of functions of several complex variables.

*Recent Publications and Preprints*

(Previous publications appear under
the name Jennifer Halfpap)

J. Halfpap and J. Lebl, Signature Pairs of Positive
Polynomials. Bulletin of the Society of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, New Series 8, (2013) . see also arXiv:1211.0997v3 [math.AG]

M. Gilliam and J. Halfpap, The
Szego Kernel for Certain Non-Pseudoconvex
Domains in C^2. Illiois Journal of Mathematics, to appear.

see
also arXiv:1107.1687v1 [math.CV]

M. Gilliam and J Halfpap, The Szego Kernel for Non-Pseudoconvex
Tube Domains in C^2. Complex Variables and Elliptic
Equations, to appear. see also
arXiv:1107.1694v1 [math.CV]

D. Grundmeier and J. Halfpap. An
Application of Macaulay's Estimates to Sums of Squares Problems in Several
Complex Variables, Proceedings of the AMS, to appear. see also arXiv:1304.0237 [math.CV]

*Graduate Program*

I am the chair of the Graduate Committee in the Department
of Mathematical Sciences. For information visit the department's graduate program webpage
.

*(MT) ^{2}: Montana supports
the Mathematicians of Tomorrow*

I am the PI on NSF DUE S-STEM grant 1356717. This five-year program, which began in July, 2014,
provides financial and academic support to undergraduate and graduate students
with financial need. For more information or to apply, see http://cas.umt.edu/mtsquared