
Publications and Books
Submitted or Published

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, Constructions of
small symplectic 4manifolds using Luttinger surgery.

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, A symplectic
manifold
homeomorphic but not diffeomorphic to $\CP\# 3\CPb$,
submitted.

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, Luttinger Surgery
and
interesting symplectic 4manifolds with small Euler
characteristic, submitted.

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, Symplectic
4manifolds with arbitrary fundamental group near the
BogomolovMiyaokaYau Line, to appear, Journal of
Symplectic Geometry.

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, On
symplectic 4manifolds with prescribed fundamental group,
to appear, Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici.

S. Baldridge, The Singapore Mathematics
Curriculum and Implications for Adopting and Developing Textbooks in the U.S.

S. Baldridge and T. Parker, Elementary
Geometry for Teachers, (pilot version), SeftonAsh
Publishers, 196 pages.

S. Baldridge and T.J. Li, Geography of
symplectic 4manifolds with Kodaira dimension one,
Algebraic and Geometric Topology, 5 (2005), 355368.

S. Baldridge, New symplectic 4manifolds
with b+=1, Mathematische Annalen, 333 (2005),
633643.

S. Baldridge, SeibergWitten vanishing
theorem for S1–manifolds with fixed points, Pacific
Journal
of Mathematics, 217 (2004), no. 1, 110.

T. Parker and S. Baldridge, Elementary
Mathematics for Teachers, Okemos, MI: SeftonAsh Publishers, (2004)
x+237 pages.

S. Baldridge, SeibergWitten invariants, orbifolds, and circle actions, Transactions of the
American
Mathematical Society, 355 (2002), no. 4, 1669  1697.

S. Baldridge, SeibergWitten invariants of
4manifolds with free circle actions, Communications in Contemporary
Mathematics, 3 (2001), 341  353.

S. Baldridge, Thesis. Michigan State
University, May 2001.
In Preparation

S. Baldridge and P. Kirk, Fundamental
groups of complements of Lagrangian tori in the product of two
surfaces.

S. Baldridge, Variety in the geography of
symplectic 4manifolds.

S. Baldridge, Exact solutions to Einstein's
equations on closed manifolds.

S. Baldridge, SeibergWitten Invariants and
Morse Theory.

S. Baldridge, Introduction to Geometric
Topology, vi+258 pages. This book still needs illustrations
and some editing, but it is close to final form.
Computer Programs and Nonmathematical
Publications

S. Baldridge, Multivariable Alexander
Polynomial Calculator for Mathematica, (Mathematica
software),
[Computer Program], (1999).

S. Baldridge, Experiments in measuring
uncertainty, Steelcase Inc., (1996), 1–17.

S. Baldridge, Employee Development System,
(ObjectPal, C++), [Computer Program],Whirlpool Corporation,
(1993). Includes a 156 page user guide.

S. Baldridge, WIK System, (EIS
Commander, Pascal), [Computer Program], Whirlpool Corporation,
(1991).

S. Baldridge, NetQuest System,
(Nomad2), [Computer Program], Whirlpool Corporation, (1989).

S. Baldridge, Teacher Gradebook Module,
(TurboBasic), [Computer Program], Surfside Software,
Inc., (1987). Includes a 46 page user guide. (I wrote this
program starting when I was 15; it sold
nationally and paid for my part of my college education).
Lecture Notes and Unpublished Papers

S. Baldridge, SeibergWitten Invariants on
S^1×Y^3, preprint, 150, 1998.

S. Baldridge, Lectures on Symplectic and
Contact Geometry, lecture notes, 117, 1998.

S. Baldridge, Basic Classes of Minimal
Kahler Manifolds of General Type, Lecture Notes, 19,
1997.
Recent Invited Lectures and Colloquiums
Feb. 2007 
Invited Speaker, Second
LouisianaTexasTopologyRetreat Conference 
Jan. 2007 
Invited Speaker, AMSMAAMER
Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, New
Orleans 
Nov. 2006 
Invited Speaker, University of
Louisiana, Lafayette. 
Nov. 2006 
Invited Speaker, Symplectic
Geometry and Topology and their Applications Conference,
Poland. 
Oct. 2006 
Panelist, Graduate Student
Meeting for Career Guidance, LSU. 
Aug. 2006 
Principal Speaker, 5 day
minicourse, Wyoming, Michigan. 
April 2006 
Invited Speaker, AMS Special
Session on Invariants of Low dimensional Manifolds, Miami,
Florida. 
Mar. 2006 
Colloquium, Texas State
University, Texas. 
Feb. 2006 
Principal Speaker, 2 day
minicourse, Beaumont Texas 
Feb. 2006 
Colloquium, Rice University 
Jan. 2006 
AMS Special Session on New
Developments in Symplectic Topology, San Antonio 
Dec. 2005 
Principal Speaker, 2 day
minicourse, Beaumont, Texas 
Sept. 2005 
Seminar Speaker, Louisiana State
University 
Aug. 2005 
Principal Speaker, 5 day
minicourse, Singapore
Mathematics Institute, Madison, Wisconsin 
May 2005 
Invited Speaker, Conference,
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) 
May 2005 
Invited Speaker, Symplectic
Geometry Program Reunion
Conference (IPAM), Lake Arrowhead 
Apr. 2005 
Colloquium, Southeastern
Louisiana University 
Apr. 2005 
Colloquium, California State
University, Fullerton 
Apr. 2005 
Colloquium, Chapman University,
California 
Apr. 2005 
Colloquium, California State
University, Northridge 
Mar. 2005 
Invited Speaker, Geometry and
Topology Seminar, Tulane University 
Feb. 2005 
Invited Speaker, BRACTM
conference, Baton Rouge 
Jan. 2005 
AMS Special Session on
Mathematicians' work on Mathematics Education, Atlanta
Georgia 
Oct. 2004 
Lecture to introduce graduate
students to topology, Louisiana State University 
Sept. 2004 
Colloquium, Southeastern
Louisiana University 
Sept. 2004 
Seminar Speaker, Louisiana State
University (3 lectures) 
Aug. 2004 
Principal Speaker, 3 day
minicourse, Singapore
Mathematics Institute, Madison, Wisconsin 
May 2004 
Invited Speaker, Conference on
Geometry and Topology of Manifolds, McMaster University 
Feb. 2004 
Colloquium, The Ohio State
University 
Feb. 2004 
Colloquium, Loyola University of
Chicago 
Jan. 2004 
Colloquium, Louisiana State
University (in Mathematics) 
Jan. 2004 
Colloquium, Louisiana State
University (in Education) 
Jan. 2004

AMS Special Session on Geometric
Structures on Manifolds

Jan. 2004

AMS Special Session on
LowDimensional Topology

Jan. 2004

AMSMAAMER Special Session on
Mathematics and Education Reform, Phoenix

Nov. 2003

Invited Speaker, Special
Workshop on Mathematics Education, The Ohio State University

Aug. 2003

Invited Speaker, Differential
Geometry Seminar, University of Minnesota

Aug. 2003

Principal Speaker, 5 day
minicourse, Singapore Mathematics Institute, Madison,
Wisconsin

May 2003

Invited Speaker, Tenth G¨okova
Geometry/Topology Conference, G¨okova, Turkey

May 2003

Colloquium, California State
University at Los Angeles

April 2003

Colloquium, University of
Memphis

April 2003

Invited Speaker, Symplectic
Geometry Seminar, IPAM, UCLA

April 2003

AMS Special Session on Topology,
Indiana University

Jan. 2003

Invited Speaker, Differential
Geometry Seminar, Georgia Tech

Nov. 2002

Invited Speaker, AMS Committee on
Education, Washington, D.C., November, 2002

Nov. 2002

Invited Speaker, Differential
Geometry Seminar, University of Illinois

April 2002

Invited Speaker, Gauge Theory
Seminar, Michigan State University

Feb. 2002

Topology and Geometry seminar,
Indiana University

Jan. 2002

Low Dimensional Topology
Seminar, AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting

Nov. 2001

Invited Speaker, Differential
Geometry Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology





Professional Activities
20062007

Internal Review Committee,
Department of Mathematics, LSU. 
2006

Masters of Natural Science Development Committee, Department
of Mathematics.
Cofounded the LA Teachers Institute at LSU.

2005 
Organizer, Teaching in East
Baton Rouge
Parish Schools after Katrina presentation, LSU.

2005 
Volunteer, Pete Maravich
Assembly Center, LSU's Hurricane Katrina acute care field
hospital

2005 
Thesis review committee in
Mathematics for Scott Jude Champagne.

2005 
Review team member, Chancellor's
Distinguished Lectureship Series, Louisiana State University

200405 
Student Advisor Committee,
Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University

200405 
Secondary Education Committee,
College of Arts and Science, Louisiana State University

2004 
Participant, Step thru Stem
Retreat, May

2004 
Participant, Standards Setting
Meeting, American Board for Certification of Teacher
Excellence

2003 
REU Project Advisor, Student:
Russell Halper

2002– 
Principal organizer, VIGRE
Seminar, Indiana University

2002 
Participant, Standards for
Success Project

2002

Course Adoption Committee, 21st
Century Teacher Project

1997–1998

Principal organizer, Knot theory
student seminar, Michigan State University

1998–99

Dean’s Student Advisory Council,
College of Natural Science, Michigan State University

1997–98

Graduate Student Committee,
Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

1996– 
Member of the American
Mathematical Society



Physics Courses Audited
I am interested in supersymmetry and string theory and how it
relates to SeibergWitten theory. I audited the following
courses at Michigan State University:

PHY 820 Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999.

PHY 851 Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 1999.

PHY 852 Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2000.

AST 860B Gravitational Astrophysics, Spring
2000.

PHY 853 Advance Quantum Mechanics, Fall 2000.

PHY 854 Quantum Electrodynamics, Spring 2001.

