Jonathan Leake


Email: jleake at math dot berkeley dot edu
Office: 1057 Evans Hall
Hours: By appointment.


My research interests lie in complex analysis, combinatorics, and polynomials; especially analytic questions concerning linear operators and zeros of polynomials, discrete approximation, and applications to computer science.



  1. J. Leake and N. Ryder, On the Further Structure of the Finite Free Convolutions, arXiv:1811.06382 (November 2018).
  2. M. Ravichandran and J. Leake, Mixed Determinants and the Kadison-Singer Problem, arXiv:1609.04195 accepted by Math. Ann. (October 2018).
  3. J. Leake, Capacity Preserving Operators, arXiv:1804.04351 (October 2018).
  4. J. Leake and N. Ryder, Connecting the q-Multiplicative Convolution and the Finite Difference Convolution, arXiv:1712.02499, submitted to J. London Math. Soc. (April 2018).
  5. J. Leake and N. Ryder, Generalizations of the Matching Polynomial to the Multivariate Independence Polynomial, arXiv:1610.00805, submitted to Algebraic Combin. (October 2017).
  6. J. Leake, A Representation Theoretic Interpretation of the Borcea-Brändén Characterization, arXiv:1706.06168 (June 2017).

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