the Directed Reading Program

Archive of Past Readings

This is a list of some books used by DRP participants in previous semesters. You are welcome to flip through these books in the library for inspiration, or choose topics not represented here (for instance, logic or set theory, category theory, mathematics of gerrymandering or climate change, etc.) and help us expand it.


Number Theory:


Applied Math:

Topology and Geometry:

Graph Theory:

Category Theory

Representation Theory:

More book suggestions are available on the DRP Network’s webpage. Some pairs have also opted to use online notes or various references.

Other suggested books:

Algebraic and Combinatorial Geometry



Category Theory