Euclid’s Elements

Posted by on August 2, 2019 in Uncategorized

This spring I will be teaching a First Year Seminar Course in Euclid’s Elements.


Posted by on September 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

I am one of the founders and organizers of  VOTCAM — The Virginia Operator Theory and Complex Analysis Meeting is an annual meeting of analysts that has been held at various Virginia colleges and universities since 1992.

New book on Blaschke products

Posted by on September 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

Together with Stephan Garcia and Javad Mashreghi I have published a book on Finite Blaschke products through Springer.

Boundedness and compactness of composition operators

Posted by on April 21, 2010 in Uncategorized

I’m not an expert on composition operators and I’ve never published a paper on this subject — but I do have an opinion. For some reason I keep on getting referee requests and requests to write Math Reviews for papers on boundedness and compactness of composition operators between all sorts of non-standard and perhaps exotic spaces […]

How to give a good 20 minute math talk

Posted by on March 26, 2008 in Uncategorized

A colleague of mine wrote a nice piece about how to give a good mathematics colloquium talk. It is definitely worth a read. Paul Halmos also has a few words about giving talks. Like colloquium talks, many twenty minute talks are terrible. This is rather unfortunate and does real damage to mathematics. Though not all […]