Tom Marley's Homepage
Professor and Chief Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Mathematics
211 Avery Hall
Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0130
Phone: (402) 472-7260
FAX: (402) 472-8466
Teaching/Advising (Fall 2015)
Math 901:  Algebra I 11:30-12:30 MWF OldH 304
Advising/Office hours (Avery 209): Mondays: 9:30 - 11:00, 3:00 - 5:00; Tuesdays: 11:30 - 1:30; Wednesdays 9:30 -11:00; Thursdays 11:00 - 12:30; Fridays 9:30 - 11:00.
My research interests lie in the field of commutative algebra, a branch of mathematics focused on the study of
algebraic equations and their solutions. The field has its origins in number theory, algebraic geometry, and invariant
Below are my publications since 1997 (clicking on the title will download a pdf file):
- Hilbert coefficients and the depths of associated
graded rings , joint with Sam Huckaba, Journal of the
London Math. Soc (2) 56 (1997) 64-76.
- Cofinite modules and local cohomology , joint
with Donatella Delfino, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
121 (1997) 45-52.
- On associated graded rings of normal ideals , joint
with Sam Huckaba, Journal of Algebra 222 (1999), 146-163.
- The associated primes of local cohomology modules over
rings of small dimension , Manuscripta Mathematica 104 (2001), 519-525.
- Cofiniteness and associated primes of local
cohomology modules , joint with Janet Vassilev, Journal of Algebra 256 (2002), 180-193.
- Local cohomology modules with infinite dimensional
socles , joint with Janet Vassilev, Proc. of the American Math. Soc 132 (2004), 3485-3490.
- Non-Noetherian Cohen-Macaulay rings , joint with Tracy Hamilton, Journal of Algebra 307 (2007), 343-360.
- On rings for which finitely generated ideals have only finitely many minimal components, Communications
in Algebra 35 (2007), no. 5, 1757-1760.
- Gorenstein rings and irreducible parameter ideals, joint with Mark Rogers and Hideto Sakurai, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 136, no. 1 (2008),
- On the support of local cohomology, joint with Craig Huneke and Daniel Katz,
Journal of Algebra 322 (2009), no. 9, 3194-3211.
- The Auslander-Bridger formula and the Gorenstein property for coherent rings, joint with
Livia (Miller) Hummel, Journal of Commutative Algebra 1 (2009), no. 2, 283-314.
- The Frobenius functor and injective modules, Proceedings of the American Math. Soc. 142 (2014), no. 6, 1911-1923.
The acyclicity of the Frobenius functor for modules of finite flat dimension, joint with Marcus Webb, preprint.
- A change of rings result for Matlis reflexivity, joint with Douglas Dailey, preprint.
Slides from recent talks:
- Frobenius and injective modules, Riverside AMS meeting, November 2013.
- Cohen-Macaulay dimension for coherent rings, Albuquerque AMS meeting, April 2014.
- Frobenius and modules of finite flat dimension, San Antonio JMM meeting, January 2015.
- The beauty, mystery, and utility of prime numbers, talk given to high school students at the University of New Mexico, February 2015.
- Victoria Sapko, PhD 2001
- Ed Loeb, PhD 2006
- Livia Hummell, PhD 2008
- Laura Lynch, PhD 2011
- Lori McCune, PhD 2011
- Brian Johnson, PhD 2012
- Marcus Webb, PhD 2015
- Doug Dailey, current student
- Becky Egg, current student
- Christopher Evans, current student
- Brittney Turner, current student
Links of Interest