Crosscap numbers of alternating knots via unknotting splices, International Journal of Mathematics, 31 (2020), no. 7, 2050057, 30 pages. Journal version; arXiv version. Also see the associated knot data.
Here is video of a talk about this paper at the Nearly Carbon Neutral Geometry and Topology Conference in June, 2020.
A classification of spanning surfaces for alternating links, with Colin Adams in Algebraic & Geometric Topology 13 (2014), no. 5, 2967-3007. Published here (now open source).