### Author

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### Robin Hartshorne

#### American mathematician

wd:Q13563321938 -

country of citizenship:
United States of America

educated at:
Princeton University, Harvard University

occupation:
mathematician

award received:
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, Leroy P. Steele Prize

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.
He was a Putnam Fellow in Fall, 1958. He received his doctorate from Princeton University in 1963 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.

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