Gerrymandering: The Math Behind the Madness.


Just about everyone agrees that partisan gerrymandering is unfair; arguments center around how to detect it and whether there are other gerrymanders (racial, ethnic, socioeconomic) that we should be looking for, too. We will examine several mathematical criteria and metrics for fair districting that have been, are being, and will be discussed in legislatures and courts across the country.

Jun 20, 2018 12:00 AM
Levitt Center Conference Room, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Courtney R. Gibbons
Courtney R. Gibbons
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Math Professor at Hamilton College since 2013