Robert Tubbs
Associate Professor • Ph.D. Penn State, 1981
Math 251

Research Interests:

Number Theory


Number Theory, especially Transcendental Number Theory, the Intellectual History of Mathematical Ideas and Mathematics and the Humanities.

Select Publications:

  • "Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art:  Content, Form, Meaning," The Johns Hopkins University Press, June  2014.
  • "Hilbert's Seventh Problem:  Solutions and extensions," (In Press) IMSc Lecture Notes, Chennai, India, 2014.
  • Well-approximated points on linear extensions of elliptic curves (with Deanna Caveny), Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, vol 138, 2010, pages 2745-2754.
  • "What is a Number? Mathematical Concepts and Their Origins," The Johns Hopkins University Press, December 2008.
  • "Making Transcendence Transparent: An intuitive approach to classical transcendental number theory," (with Edward Burger), Springer, 2004.