Rebekah Palmer

Department of Mathematics

Temple University

1805 N Broad St, Wachman Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19122

firstname (dot) lastname (at) temple (dot) edu

she/her or they/them

I'm a 5th year graduate student under the direction of Matthew Stover.


My interests lie at the intersection of number theory and hyperbolic geometry. In particular, I am interested in arithmeticity, geodesic surfaces, pseudomodular groups, and character varieties.


  1. Totally geodesic surfaces in twist knot complements

    with Khanh Le (arXiv)


Temple University

2021 Spring (virtual) Math 1041 - Calculus I
2020 Fall (virtual) Math 1019 - Lab for College Algebra
2018 Fall Math 1022 - Precalculus
2018 Summer Math 1041 - Calculus I
2017 Fall Math 0701 - Elementary Algebra
2016 Summer Math 0701 - Elementary Algebra

Community College of Baltimore County

2015 Spring Math 251 - Calculus I
2014 Fall Math 165 - Precalculus
2014 Fall Math 083 - Intermediate Algebra

Academic Service

Temple University

Junior Geometry, Groups, and Topology Seminar, organizer (Fall 2019–present)
Graduate Student Seminar, organizer (Fall 2018–Spring 2020)
GTA Philadelphia (Graduate Student Conference in Algebra, Geometry, and Topology), organizer (2017, 2018, 2019)
Sonia Kovalevsky Day, volunteer/instructor (2017, 2019, 2021)