William A. (Art) Kirk

Department of Mathematics

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1419

office phone: (319) 335-0788
home phone: (319) 351-4188
secretary: (319) 335-0714
fax: (319) 335-0627
Weekly Schedule

Research Interests:

In pure mathematics:

Nonlinear functional analysis; geometry of Banach spaces; metric spaces




2008 Fall Semester Course syllabus




Research Publications:

Articles and reports

             K. Goebel and W. A. Kirk, Topics in Metric Fixed Point Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
             M. A. Khamsi and W. A. Kirk, An Introduction to Metric Spaces and Fixed Point Theory, John Wiley & Sons, New York,                  2001.
             W. A. Kirk and Brailey Sims (eds.), Handbook of Metric Fixed Point Theory, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001.

Editorial Boards

Fixed Point Theory and Applications

Nonlinear Analysis - Theory, Methods & Applications

                        Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
                        Abstract and Applied Analysis
                        Nonlinear Analysis Forum
                        Journal of Nonlinear and Convex Analysis

Personal Information

Click here for a short version of my curriculum vitae (including some recent publications). My Erd�s number is 4.


Click here and here for pictures of Thailand.


For an article about my trip to Ukraine, click here.