- Israel Nathan Herstein
**Israel Nathan Herstein**(March 28 ,1923 ,Lublin ,Poland –February 9 ,1988 ,Chicago ,Illinois ) was amathematician , appointed as professor at theUniversity of Chicago in 1951. He worked on a variety of areas of algebra, including ring theory, with over 100 research papers and over a dozen books.He grew up in a harsh and underprivileged environment where, according to him, you either became a gangster or a college professor. During his school years he played football, hockey, golf, tennis, and pool. He also worked as a steeplejack and as a barber at a fair. He received his B.S. degree from the

University of Manitoba and his M.A. from theUniversity of Toronto . He received hisPh.D fromIndiana University in 1948. His advisor wasMax Zorn . He held positions at the University of Kansas, Ohio State University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cornell University before permanently settling at the University of Chicago in 1962.He is known for his lucid style of writing, as exemplified by the classic and widely influential "Topics in Algebra", an undergraduate introduction to

abstract algebra that was published in 1964, which dominated the field for 20 years. A more advanced classic text is his "Noncommutative Rings" in theCarus Mathematical Monographs series. His primary interest was in noncommutative ring theory, but he also wrote papers on finite groups, linear algebra, and mathematical economics.He had 30 Ph.D. students, traveled and lectured widely, spoke Italian, Hebrew, Polish, and Portuguese. He died from cancer in 1988.

**References***cite book

first = Joseph A.

last = Gallian

year = 2006

title = Contemporary Abstract Algebra

edition = Sixth Edition

publisher = Houghton Mifflin

isbn = 0618514716**External links***

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