Clayton Shonkwiler

Math 419

Instructor: Dr. Clayton Shonkwiler
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00–3:50
Location: Engineering E104
Office: Weber 206C
Office Hours: TBD
Email Address:
Text: A First Course in Complex Analysis, by Matthias Beck, Gerald Marchesi, Dennis Pixton, and Lucas Sabalka


The course provides an introduction to the complex numbers, complex functions, and their connections to different areas of mathematics. This depends on a synthesis of geometric visualization, symbolic and numerical calculation, and rigorous reasoning and communication.

Final Project Resources

LaTeX distributions:

  • Overleaf — Online collaborative TeX editor: no need to install anything!
  • TeX Live — Multiplatform TeX distribution
  • MacTeX — TeX Live distribution for Mac OS X; includes TeXShop, a very good editor/viewer
  • MiKTeX — Alternative Windows TeX distribution

LaTeX help:

  • LaTeX Symbols — Glossary of symbols that can be displayed in LaTeX
  • DeTeXify — Draw the symbol you want to enter; (hopefully!) get the code for it