# Research

I am broadly interested in algebraic geometry. Most of my time is spent thinking about Cremona groups, Galois cohomology, Fano varieties, groups acting on varieties, and representation theory. At the moment, I study automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces.

Publications and Preprints

J. Smith, Automorphisms of quartic del Pezzo surfaces in characteristic zero , 2023. Submitted. arXiv:2308.07904

Invited Talks

Finite subgroups of the Cremona group, at the Algebraic Geometry Seminar at the University of Georgia (October 2023).

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces over number fields, at the AMS Special Session on Brauer Groups in Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic III at the University of Cincinnati (April 2023).

Contributed Talks

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces in characteristic zero, at Algebraic Geometry Northeastern Series at the University of Pennsylvania (October 2023).

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces over number fields, at Arithmetic Geometry and Algebraic Groups at the University of Virginia (May 2023).

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces over number fields, at the Georgia Algebraic Geometry Symposium at the University of Georgia (April 2023).

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces, at the Binghamton University Graduate Combinatorics, Algebra, and Topology Conference at Binghamton University (November 2022).

Automorphisms of del Pezzo surfaces, at the Graduate Colloquium Series at UofSC (October 2022).

Expository Talks

See my CV for a list.