** Email: ** demarco at math dot northwestern dot edu

Professor

Department of Mathematics

Northwestern University

2033 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208-2730

** Office: ** Lunt 304

** Teaching, Fall 2016: ** Math 290-1 MENU Linear Algebra

MWF 12-12:50pm, Tech LG76

Syllabus

Office hours: Wed 1-3pm and by appointment

** Primary research interests: ** Dynamical systems and complex
analysis.

CV, updated October 2016.

** Preprints **

Variation of canonical height and equidistribution, with N.M. Mavraki.

In preparation.

Rationality of dynamical canonical height, with D. Ghioca.

Submitted for publication, 33 pages. pdf

Convex shapes and harmonic caps, with K. Lindsey.

Submitted for publication, 21 pages. pdf (updated September 22, 2016)

** Publications **

The classification of polynomial basins of infinity, with K. Pilgrim.

To appear, *Ann. Sci. Ecole Norm. Sup.*, 79 pages. pdf

KAWA Lecture Notes: Dynamical moduli spaces and elliptic curves.

To appear, *Ann. Fac. Sci. Toulouse Math.*, 27 pages.
pdf

Bifurcations, intersections, and heights.

*Algebra & Number Theory*, **10** (2016), 1031-1056. pdf

Degenerations of complex dynamical systems II: Analytic and algebraic stability,

with Xander Faber and an Appendix by Jan Kiwi.

*Math. Ann.*, **365** (2016), 1669-1699. pdf

Torsion points and the Lattes family, with Xiaoguang Wang and Hexi Ye.

*American J. of Math.*, **138** (2016), no. 3, 697-732. pdf

Bifurcation measures and quadratic rational maps, with Xiaoguang Wang and Hexi Ye.

*Proc. London Math. Soc.*, **111** (2015), no. 1, 149-180. pdf

Degenerations of complex dynamical systems, with Xander Faber.

*Forum of Mathematics, Sigma*. **2** (2014), e6, 36 pages. Available from the publisher

Special curves and postcritically-finite polynomials, with M. Baker.

*Forum of Mathematics, Pi*. **1** (2013), e3, 35 pages. Available from the publisher

The geometry of the critically-periodic curves in the space of cubic
polynomials, with A. Schiff.

*Experimental Math.* **22** (2013), no. 1, 99-111. pdf

Combinatorics and topology of the shift locus.

*Conformal Dynamics and Hyperbolic Geometry,* AMS Contemporary Mathematics.

Volume in honor of Linda Keen's birthday. ** 573** (2012) 35-48.
pdf

The conformal geometry of billiards, pdf

*Bulletin of the AMS.* **48** (2011), no. 1, 33-52.

Critical heights on the moduli space of polynomials, with K. Pilgrim.

*Advances in Mathematics*. **226** (2011) 350-372.
pdf

Preperiodic points and unlikely intersections, with M. Baker.

*Duke Math. Journal.* **159** (2011), no. 1, 1-29. pdf

Polynomial basins of infinity, with K. Pilgrim.

* Geom. Funct. Anal.* **21** (2011), no. 4, 920-950. pdf

Hausdorffization and polynomial twists, with K. Pilgrim.

* Discrete Contin. Dyn. Sys., Ser. A.* **29** (2011), no. 4, 1405-1417.

Special issue, Trends and developments in dynamical systems, Part III. pdf

Enumerating the basins of infinity for cubic polynomials, with A.
Schiff.

*J. Difference Equ. Appl.* **16** (2010) 451-461.

Special issue dedicated to Robert L. Devaney. pdf

Axiom A polynomial skew products of C^2 and their postcritical sets,
with S. Lynch Hruska.

* Ergodic Theory Dynam. Systems.* **28** (2008) 1729-1748.
pdf, Erratum

Trees and the dynamics of polynomials, with C. McMullen.

*Ann. Sci. Ecole Norm. Sup.* **41** (2008) 337-383.
pdf

Finiteness for degenerate polynomials.

* Holomorphic Dynamics and Renormalization: A Volume in Honour
of J. Milnor's 75th birthday. *

Fields Institute Communications, AMS, **53** (2008) 89-104.
pdf

Transfinite diameter and the resultant, with R. Rumely.

* J. Reine Angew. Math. * **611** (2007) 145-161.
pdf

The moduli space of quadratic rational maps.

* Journal of the AMS*. **20** (2007) 321-355.
pdf.

Iteration at the boundary of the space of rational maps.

* Duke Math. Journal*. **130** (2005) 169-197.
pdf.

Dimension of pluriharmonic measure and polynomial
endomorphisms of C^n, with Ilia Binder.

* International Math. Research Notices*. **11** (2003) 613-625.
pdf.

Dynamics of rational maps: Lyapunov exponents, bifurcations,
and metrics on the sphere.

*Mathematische Annalen*. **326** (2003) 43-73.
pdf.

Dynamics of rational maps: a positive current
on the bifurcation locus.

*Math. Research Letters*. **8** (2001) 57-66.
pdf.

Stability of H, D, and N atoms in solid ammonia
above 100K, with A. Brill and D. Crabb.

*J. Chem. Phys.*, **108** (1998) 1423-1428.

** From graduate school **

Holomorphic families of rational maps: dynamics, geometry, and potential theory

Ph.D. thesis, Harvard University, 2002. pdf

Riemannian symmetric spaces and bounded domains in C^n.

Minor thesis, Harvard University, 1999. Available upon request.