Krantz, Steven G. 1951-

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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 CaliforniaSanta 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 CaliforniaLos 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.


(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.'"