Kathryn Lindsey 

Email: lindseka at bc dot edu
Office: 567 Maloney Hall, Boston College

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Boston College.


Primary research interests:  Dynamical systems, low-dimensional geometry, complex analysis. 



Current teaching:

Past teaching:

At Boston College:
At University of Chicago:
At Cornell University:
At Sea Education Association:
         Video clip - teaching my "watch" how to launch a life raft in an abandon ship scenario: click here    
         Video clip
- "calling" the striking and furling of the mains'l: click here


Recent and Upcoming Conferences, Seminars & Workshops:

(*) denotes invited talk, (~) denote contributed talk

Conference Organization:

Other, Academic

BC Dynamics Seminar:

The Boston College Dynamics Seminar is on Wednesday at 3pm in Fulton 235.  Join us!

BC Geometry/Topology Seminar:

The Boston College Geometry/Topology Seminar is on Thursdays at 4pm in Maloney 560.  Join us!  


I am a co-founder and former president of the Cornell Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics.  The Cornell Chronicle made this video of our 2012 Pi Day pie-eating contest.  

Math Explorers Club:

The Math Explorers Club is a collection of materials designed to give middle school and high school students an introduction to interesting and advanced topics in mathematics.  I wrote the module An Introduction to Tilings.

Who Wants to Be a Mathematician? 

I made a cameo appearance in the 2015 AMS production of "Who Wants to Be a Mathematician?"

Some things I like:

Aditya Khanna
These guys
The ceramics studio at Hyde Park Art Center
Sea Education Association
Hyde Park Cats


My late mentor, Bill Thurston