

I am a Professor in the Mathematics Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. My office is #308 in Faculty Offices East, Bldg. 25. I am a faculty advisor to the Math Club. Spring 2016: I teach Math 306. 
Research Papers:
1. Adjoints of Composition Operators with Irrational Symbol
(with Caixing Gu and Erin Rizzie)
This paper will appear in Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.
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2. Toeplitzness of products of composition operators
and their adjoints, (with Chad Duna, Caixing Gu, and Matthew Gagne)
This paper appears in the Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, (2013).
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3. Norms of Composition Operators with Rational Symbol
(with Sean EffingerDean, Alan Johnson, and Joseph Reed)
This paper appears in the Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications,
324 (2006) 10621072.
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4. Continuity of the Norm of a Composition Operator (with
David Pokorny)
This paper appears in the journal Integral Equations and Operator Theory,
Volume 45, Issue 3, March 2003, pp 351358.
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5. Strict Convexity of Some Subsets of Hankel
Operators (with Caixing Gu)
This paper appears in the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society,
Volume 131, Number 9 (2003), 27792789.
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6. Kernels of Hankel Operators and Hyponormality of
Toeplitz Operators (with Caixing Gu)
This paper appears in Mathematische Annalen, Volume 319 Issue 3 (2001) pp
553571.
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7. The Essential Norm of a Composition Operator on a
Planar Domain (with Stephen D. Fisher)
This paper appears in the Illinois Journal of Mathematics, 43 (1999), 113130.
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8. Aleksandrov Measures Used in Essential Norm
Inequalities for Composition Operators
This paper appears in the Journal of Operator Theory, 40 (1998), 133146.
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9. Singular Factors are Rare (with Stephen
D. Fisher)
This paper appears in the Michigan Mathematical Journal, 44 (1997), 231237.
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10. Relative Angular Derivatives
This paper appears in the Journal of Operator Theory, 46 (2001), 265280.
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11. More Relative Angular Derivatives
This paper appears in the Journal of Operator Theory, 49 (2003), 8597.
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Winter 2016 Office Hours in
308 Faculty Offices East (Bldg. 25):
Monday: 11:10 pm – 12:00 noon
Tuesday: 12:10 pm  1:00 pm
Thursday: 12:10 pm  1:00 pm
Friday: 8:10 am  9:00 am
Drop by, email me, or call me at my office phone: 7561675 with any
questions or to make an appointment.
Contact information for Jonathan Shapiro:
Mathematics
Department
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone: (805) 7561675
Fax: (515) 5810865
jshapiro@calpoly.edu