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event • Fellows' Presentation

Political Geometry: The Mathematics of Redistricting

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Knafel Center
    10 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
Headshot of Moon Duchin
Moon Duchin—a graduate of Harvard College, a former Radcliffe Research Partner, and the 2018–2019 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute—is a mathematician at Tufts University. She recently served as a consulting expert for the governor of Pennsylvania in a court-mandated push to redraw the congressional map. Duchin is engaged in a long-term project on the geometry of gerrymandering, applying mathe-matics to civil rights. Photo by Tony Rinaldo
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Moon Duchin RI '19 is currently engaged in a long-term project on the geometry of gerrymandering, an application of mathematics to civil rights. She has worked to build a national network of collaborators doing wide-ranging work on mathematical and computational interventions in electoral redistricting.

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This image—generated by Moon Duchin—shows a 32-district partition of an abstract state with more than 100,000 units, made with a random spanning tree algorithm.

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