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About Peter Goetz

I am an Associate Professor in the Mathematics Department at Humboldt State University. My research interests are noncommutative algebras arising in noncommutative algebraic geometry, topology and physics. Andrew Conner and I have recently studied the Koszul property for cohomology algebras of analogues of the pure braid group. I am also currently interested in graded Hopf algebras, and Nichols algebras. On my last sabbatical (Fall 2012), I worked with the algebra group at Wake Forest University on maximal Cohen-Macaulay modules and Calabi-Yau algebras.

In the lower division I usually teach courses in calculus and linear algebra. In the upper division, I teach abstract algebra and number theory. I also like to run seminar courses for advanced mathematics students. Some of the most recent topics have included: Groebner bases, Lie algebras, algebraic geometry, algebraic number theory, algebraic topology, and representation theory of finite groups

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Humboldt State University
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Disciplines


Research Interests

Structure and representation theory of noncommutative rings, Noncommutative algebraic geometry, Artin-Schelter regular algebras, Homological algebra, and algebraic geometry

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Courses

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Mathematical Thought
  • Calculus
  • Algebra and Elementary Functions

Education

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PhD, University of Oregon ‐ Mathematics
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Contact Information

Email: pdg11 (at) humboldt (dot) edu
Address: 
Dr. Pete Goetz 
Mathematics Department 
Humboldt State University 
1 Harpst St 
Arcata, CA 95521

Office: Behaviorial and Social Sciences (BSS) 358
Office phone: 707-826-3926


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