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Invited Talks:

· 2020 AMS Fall Section Meeting: Special Session on Polynomials, Approximation Theory, and Potential Theory, (October 10, 2020 Virtual) *Orthogonal Polynomials and Poncelet Ellipses.*

· OPSFA: Special Session on Nonstandard Orthogonality (July 25, 2019 Hagenberg, Austria) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· Southeastern Analysis Meeting (March 17, 2019 University of Alabama) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· Micro-workshop on Groups, Dynamics, and Operator Algebras (November 9, 2018 Texas A&M University) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· 2018 AMS Spring Western Section Meeting: Special Session on Spectral Theory (April 14, 2018 Portland State University) *Hyponormal Toeplitz Operators on the Bergman Space.*

· Analysis, Approximation Theory, Operator Theory and their Interconnections, (March 16, 2018 Columbus, OH) *Geronimus Polynomials and Chebyshev Polynomials.*

· Joint Math Meetings Special Session, (January 10, 2018 San Diego, CA) *Geronimus Polynomials and Chebyshev Polynomials.*

· 2017 AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting: Special Session on Complex Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, and Approximation Theory (September 23, 2017 University of Central Florida) *Torsional Rigidity and Bergman Polynomials.*

· Foundations of Computational Math: Session on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, (July 17, 2017 Barcelona, Spain) *Bergman Polynomials and Torsional Rigidty.*

· Joint Math Meetings Special Session, (January 5, 2017 Atlanta, GA) *New Universality Results for Polynomial Reproducing Kernels.*

· Conference on Methods of Modern Mathematical Physics, (August 25, 2016 Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada) *Zeros of Optimal Polynomial Approximants.*

· Workshop on Orthogonal and Multiple Orthogonal Polynomials, (August 10, 2015 BIRS-CMO, Oaxaca, Mexico) *Orthogonal Polynomials and the Bergman Shift Matrix.*

· OPSFA: Session on Szego’s Theorem and its Generalizations, (June 5, 2015 Gaithersburg, Maryland) *Ratio Asymptotics and Weak Asymptotic Measures.*

· Complex Analysis & Dynamical Systems, (May 11, 2015 Nahariya, Israel) *Paraorthogonal Polynomials and Electrostatics on the Unit Circle.*

· 2014 AMS Spring Western Section Meeting: Special Session on Spectral Theory, (April 5, 2014 University of New Mexico) *Orthogonal Polynomials and the Bergman Shift Operator.*

· SIAM Annual Meeting: Session on Asymptotics of Orthogonal Polynomials (July 12, 2013 San Diego, California) *Spectral Transforms and Orthogonal Polynomials on Regions.*

· 2013 AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting: Special Session on Approximation Theory (March 3, 2013 University of Mississippi) *The Bergman Shift Operator on Weighted Spaces.*

· 2012 AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting: Special Session on Spectral Theory (March 11, 2012 University of South Florida) *Ratio Asymptotics for General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

Seminar Talks:

· Rice Spectral Theory Seminar (March 11, 2020 Rice University) *Torsional Rigidity of Planar Domains.*

· Joint KTH/Stockhokm University Analysis Seminar (April 10, 2019 Stockholm University) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· Lund University Analysis Seminar (April 2, 2019 Lund University) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· Texas A&M Groups and Dynamics Seminar (March 6, 2019 Texas A&M University) *Spectral Theory of Graph Laplacians and Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· University of Houston Analysis Seminar (March 1, 2019 University of Houston) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· University of Kentucky Analysis and PDE Seminar (December 4, 2018 University of Kentucky) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· Baylor Analysis Seminar (November 14, 2018 Baylor University) *Blaschke products, numerical ranges, and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.*

· The Ohio State University Analysis and Operator Theory Seminar, (January 24, 2017 The Ohio State University) *Relative Asymptotics of Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· University of Mississippi Analysis and Dynamical Systems Seminar, (March 31, 2016 University of Mississippi) *Paraorthogonal Polynomials and on the Unit Circle and Their Zeros.*

· Baylor Analysis Seminar, (September 16 and 23, 2015 Waco, TX) *An Introduction to Minimum Energy Problems* and *Extremal Polarization Configurations for Integrable Kernels.*

· Hebrew University of Jerusalem PDE Seminar, (May 21, 2015 Jerusalem, Israel) *Paraorthogonal Polynomials and Electrostatics on the Unit Circle.*

· University of Cyprus Math Seminar, (May 19, 2015 Nicosia, Cyprus) *Ratio Asymptotics and Weak Asymptotic Measures for General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· University of Utah Applied Math Seminar, (April 27, 2015 Salt Lake City, UT) *Paraorthogonal Polynomials and Electrostatics on the Unit Circle.*

· University of Copenhagen Analysis and Geometry Seminar (March 30, 2012 University of Copenhagen) *Asymptotics of General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· University of Mississippi Analysis Seminar (March 20, 2012 University of Mississippi) *Asymptotic Properties of Extremal Polynomials.*

· UC Irvine Mathematical Physics Seminar (March 1, 2012 UC Irvine) *Asymptotic Properties of Extremal Polynomials.*

· Caltech Mathematical Physics Seminar (October 26, 2011 Caltech) *Asymptotic Properties of Extremal Polynomials.*

Selected Contributed Talks:

· Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium, (April 10, 2021 Virtual) *Electrostatics and Zeros of Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium, (February 1, 2020 Rice University) *Zeros of Paraorthogonal Polynomials.*

· Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium, (November 4, 2017 University of Texas) *Geronimus Polynomials and Chebyshev Polynomials.*

· OPSFA, (July 3, 2017 Kent University, UK) *Non-classical orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle.*

· Computational Methods and Function Theory, (July 11, 2017 Lublin, Poland) *Asymptotically optimal point configurations for Chebyshev constants.*

· Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium, (October 22, 2016 Rice University) *Universality Results for Polynomial Reproducing Kernels.*

· Southeastern Analysis Meeting, (March 13, 2016 South Florida) *Relative Ratio Asymptotics for General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium, (November 7, 2015 Dallas, TX) *Right Limits of the Bergman Shift Matrix*

· AMS-MAA Joint Meetings, (January 11, 2015 San Antonio, TX) *Optimal Polarization for Integrable Kernels.*

· Workshop on Optimal Point Configurations and Applications, (October 14, 2014 ESI Vienna) *Periodic Discrete Energy.*

· Midwestern Workshop on Asymptotic Analysis, (September 19, 2014 IPFW) *Orthogonal Polynomials on Polynomial Lemniscates.*

· Constructive Functions 2014, (May 27, 2014 Vanderbilt University) *Periodic Discrete Energy in Euclidean Space.*

· Undergraduate Math Seminar, (October 22, 2013 Vanderbilt University) *Counting for Advanced Mathematicians.*

· Computational Methods and Function Theory (June 12, 2013 Shantou University, China) *Asymptotics of Orthogonal and Extremal Polynomials.*

· Ph.D. Thesis Defense (May 16, 2012 Caltech): *Asymptotics Properties of Orthogonal and Extremal Polynomials.*

· Arizona School of Analysis and Mathematical Physics (March 13, 2012 University of Arizona) *Ratio Asymptotics for General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· Western States Mathematical Physics Meeting (February 21, 2012 Caltech) *Ratio Asymptotics for General Orthogonal Polynomials.*

· Caltech Graduate Student Mathematics Seminar (November 17, 2011 Caltech) *Logarithmic Potential Theory.*

· OPSFA (August 29 – September 2, 2011 Madrid, Spain) *Asymptotic Properties of Polynomials Orthogonal over Analytic Regions.*

· International Symposium on Approximation Theory (May 17-21, 2011 Vanderbilt) *Weak Convergence of CD Kernels: A New Approach.*