# Jordan Watts

**Assistant Professor**

Department of Mathematics

Pearce Hall 206H

989.774.3201

989.774.3201

jordan.watts@cmich.edu

Dr. Watts is an assistant professor of mathematics at Central Michigan University.

## Affiliations:

- Member of the American Mathematics Society

## Education

- B.Sc., University of Calgary, 2004
- M.Sc., University of Calgary, 2006
- M.Sc., University of Toronto, 2007
- Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2012

## Teaching Areas

- Geometry
- Topology
- Analysis
- Complex Analysis

## Research Interests

- Differential Topology
- Generalisations of Smooth Structures
- Lie Group Actions
- Symplectic Geometry
- Hamiltonian Group Actions
- Orbifolds
- Data Analysis, expecially applied to data concerning drought

## Selected Recent Publications

- Derek Krepski and Jordan
**Watts**, Differential cocycles and Dixmier-Douady bundles,*J. Geom. Phys.*, Vol. 130 (2018), 168-183. - Jean-Pierre Magnot and Jordan
**Watts**, The diffeology of Milnor's classifying space,*Topol. Appl.*, Vol. 232 (2017), 189-213. - Susan Tolman and Jordan
**Watts**, Tame circle actions,*Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.*, Vol. 369 (2017), 7443-7467. - Jordan
**Watts**, The differential structure of an orbifold, Rocky Mountain*J. Math.*, Vol. 47 (2017), 289-327. - Yael Karshon and Jordan
**Watts**, Basic forms and orbit spaces: a diffeological approach, SIGMA Symmetry Integrability*Geom. Methods Appl.*, Vol. 12 (2016), 026, 19 pages - Jiayong Li and Jordan
**Watts**, The orientation-preserving diffeomorphism group of S^2 deforms to SO(3) smoothly, Transformation Groups,*Springer, Vol. 16*, No. 2, 2011, pp. 537-553. - Tsasa Lusala, Jędrzej Śniatycki, and Jordan
**Watts**, Regular points of a subcartesian space,*Canad. Math. Bull.,*Vol. 53 (2), 2010, pp. 340-346.