# Robin Hartshorne

** Robin Cope Hartshorne** (born March 15, 1938) is an American mathematician. Hartshorne is an algebraic geometer who studied with Oscar Zariski, David Mumford, Jean-Pierre Serre and Alexander Grothendieck.

Robin Hartshorne | |
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Born | |

Nationality | American |

Alma mater | Princeton University |

Awards | Steele Prize (1979) |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of California, Berkeley Harvard University |

Doctoral advisor | John Coleman Moore Oscar Zariski |

Doctoral students | Mei-Chu Chang Lawrence Ein David Gieseker Mark Gross Arthur Ogus |

He was a Putnam Fellow in Fall, 1958. He received his doctorate from Princeton University in 1963[1] and then became a Junior Fellow at Harvard University, where he taught for several years. In the 1970s he was appointed to the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently retired.

Hartshorne is the author of the text *Algebraic Geometry*.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

## Selected publications

*Foundations of Projective Geometry*, New York: W. A. Benjamin, 1967;*Ample Subvarieties of Algebraic Varieties*, New York: Springer-Verlag. 1970;*Algebraic Geometry*, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1977;[3] corrected 6th printing, 1993. GTM 52, ISBN 0-387-90244-9- Families of Curves in P
^{3}and Zeuthen's Problem. Vol. 617. American Mathematical Society, 1997. *Geometry: Euclid and Beyond*, New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000;[4] corrected 2nd printing, 2002;[5] corrected 4th printing, 2005. ISBN 0-387-98650-2*Local Cohomology: A Seminar Given by A. Grothendieck, Harvard University. Fall, 1961*. Vol. 41. Springer, 2006. (lecture notes by R. Hartshorne)*Deformation Theory*, Springer-Verlag, GTM 257, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4419-1595-5[6]

## See also

## References

- Robin Hartshorne at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-19.
- Shatz, Stephen S. (1979). "Review of
*Algebraic geometry*by Robin Hartshorne".*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (N.S.)*.**1**: 553–560. doi:10.1090/S0273-0979-1979-14618-4. - Henderson, David W. (2002). "Review of
*Geometry: Euclid and beyond*by Robin Hartshorne" (PDF).*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (N.S.)*.**39**: 563–571. - Seddighin, Morteza (21 April 2004). "Review of
*Geometry: Euclid and Beyond*by R. Hartshorne".*MAA Reviews, Mathematical Association of America, maa.org*. - Zaldivar, Felipe (9 March 2010). "Review of
*Deformation Theory*by R. Hartshorne".*MAA Reviews, Mathematical Association of America, maa.org*.

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