Allen Shields

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Allen Lowell Shields (7 May 1927 in New York – 16 September 1989 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) was an American mathematician who worked on measure theory, complex analysis, functional analysis and operator theory.

Shields was a student of Witold Hurewicz.[1]

Notable students[edit]

Professor Shields supervised the 1967 PhD thesis of Theodore Kaczynski titled "Boundary Functions".


  1. ^ "Allen Shields - the Mathematics Genealogy Project".