# Krantz, Steven G. 1951-

# KRANTZ, Steven G. 1951-

*PERSONAL:* Born February 3, 1951, in San Francisco, CA; son of Henry A. (a photographic engraver) and Norma O. (a bookkeeper) Krantz; married Randi D. Ruden (an independent scholar), September 7, 1974. *Education:* University of California—Santa Cruz, B.A. (with highest honors), 1971; Princeton University, Ph. D., 1974.* Hobbies and other interests:* Reading, music, cuisine.

*ADDRESSES: Home—*12 Princeton Pl., University City, MO 63130.* Office—*Department of Mathematics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130; fax: 314-935-6839.* E-mail—*[email protected]

*CAREER:* University of California—Los Angeles, assistant professor of mathematics, 1974-81; Pennsylvania State University, University Park, associate professor, 1980-84, professor of mathematics, 1984-86; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, professor of mathematics, 1986—. Texas A & M University, Frontiers Speaker, 1997; University of South Florida, Nagle Memorial Lecturer, 1998; visiting professor at Universite de Paris-Sud, 1977, Princeton University, 1980, Uppsala University and University of Beijing, 1984, University of Umeå and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1986, Mittag-Leffler Institute and Université Paul Sabatier, 1988, Politecnico Torino, 1993, and Stanford University, 1997; guest lecturer at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. American Institute of Mathematics, member of board of advisors, 1997—; software consultant to Natoli Engineering.

*MEMBER:* American Mathematical Society (member of executive committee, 1995-99), Mathematical Association of America, Textbook and Academic Authors Association.

*AWARDS, HONORS:* Grants from National Science Foundation, 1975—, and Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education, 1992-93; Mathematical Association of America, Chauvenet Prize, 1992, and Beckenbach Book Award, 1994; grant from Kemper Foundation, 1993-94; Richardson fellow, Australian National University, 1995; Outstanding Academic Book Award,* Current Review for Academic Libraries, *1998.

*WRITINGS:*

(With Robert A. Bonic, Estelle Basor, and others) *Freshman Calculus,* Heath (Lexington, MA), 1971.

(With Robert A. Bonic and Estelle Basor)* Exercises and Sample Exams for Freshman Calculus,* Heath (Lexington, MA), 1971.

*Function Theory of Several Complex Variables,* Wiley (New York, NY), 1982, 2nd edition, Wadsworth Publishing (Belmont, CA), 1992.

(Editor)* Complex Analysis Seminar,* Springer-Verlag (New York, NY), 1987.

*Complex Analysis: The Geometric Viewpoint* (monograph), Mathematical Association of America (Washington, DC), 1990.

*Real Analysis and Foundations,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1991.

(Editor, with E. Bedford, J. d'Angelo, and R. E. Greene)* Several Complex Variables and Complex Geometry,* three volumes, American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1991.

*Partial Differential Equations and Complex Analysis,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1992.

(With Harold R. Parks)* A Primer of Real Analytic Functions,* Birkhäuser (Basel, Switzerland), 1992.

*Geometric Analysis and Function Spaces,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1993.

*How to Teach Mathematics,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1993.

(With Stanley Sawyer)* TEX for Scientists,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1994.

*The Elements of Advanced Mathematics,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1995.

(Editor, with K. Rosen and D. Zwillinger)* The Standard Book of Tables and Formulas,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 1995.

*Techniques of Problem Solving,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1996.

*A Primer of Mathematical Writing,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1996.

(With R. E. Greene)* Function Theory of One Complex Variable,* Wiley (New York, NY), 1997.

(With E. Gavosto and W. McCallum)* Issues in Modern Mathematics Education,* Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1998.

(Coeditor)* Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education,* Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1999.

*Handbook of Complex Variables,* Birkhäuser (Basel, Switzerland), 1999.

*A Panaroma of Harmonic Analysis,* Mathematical Association of America (Washington, DC), 1999.

(With Harold R. Parks)* The Geometry of Domains in Space,* Birkhäuser (Boston, MA), 1999.

(Coeditor)* Complex Geometric Analysis in Pohang: POSTECH-BSRI SNU-GARC International Conference on Several Complex Variables, June 23-27, 1997 at POSTECH,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 1999.

(Editor)* Dictionary of Algebra, Arithmetic, and Trigonometry,* CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 2000.

*Handbook of Typography for the Mathematical Sciences,* Chapman & Hall/CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), 2001.

(With Harold R. Parks)* The Implicit Function Theorem: History, Function, and Applications, *Birkhäuser (Boston, MA), 2002.

*Handbook of Logic and Proof Techniques for Computer Science,* Birkhäuser (Boston, MA), 2002.

*Mathematical Apocrypha,* Mathematical Association of America (Washington, DC), 2002.

*A Handbook of Real Variables: With Applications to Differential Equations and Fourier Analysis, *Birkhäuser (Boston, MA), 2003.

*Calculus Demystified,* McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 2003.

*A Mathematician's Survivial Guide: Graduate School and Early Career Development,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 2003.

(With others)* Explorations in Complex and Reimannian Geometry: A Volume Dedicated to Robert E. Greene,* American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI), 2003.

Chief editor, "Carus Monograph Series," Mathematical Association of America (Washington, DC), 1997-2000; founder and consulting editor of "Studies in Advanced Mathematics" series, CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL). Contributor of numerous articles and reviews to mathematics journals. Founder and managing editor, *Journal of Geometric Analysis;* editor,* Complex Variables,* 1994—; member of editorial committee,* Notices* of the American Mathematical Society, 1995—, and* American Mathematical Monthly,* 1996—.

*WORK IN PROGRESS:* Revising* How to Teach Mathematics,* for American Mathematical Society (Providence, RI); books on calculus, geometry, complex analysis, and partial differential equations.

*SIDELIGHTS:* Steven G. Krantz once told* CA:* "I write in order to share my thoughts with a broad audience. My writing process is to sit down and do it. I do not believe in 'writer's block.'"

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