# Allen Lowell Shields

**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

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

## References

- Duren, Peter (1990), "In remembrance of Allen Shields",
*The Mathematical Intelligencer*,**12**(2): 11–14, doi:10.1007/BF03023995, ISSN 0343-6993, MR 1044920 - O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Allen Lowell Shields",
*MacTutor History of Mathematics archive*, University of St Andrews. - "Issue dedicated to Allen Lowell Shields",
*The Mathematical Intelligencer*,**12**(2), 1990, ISSN 0343-6993

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