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Joseph Nicholas Tatarewicz

Joseph Nicholas Tatarewicz, museum curator. Recipient Scholarly Studies Fund Smithsonian Institution, since 1988. Member History of Science Society, Society for History of Technology, Society for Social Studies of Science, American Astronomical Society, American Geophysical Union.

Background

  • Tatarewicz, Joseph Nicholas was born on June 21, 1950 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph Michael and Florence Mary (Vito) Tatarewicz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Towson State University, 1972. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Catholic University, 1976. Master of Arts in History, Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, 1980.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1984.

    Career

    • Associate instructor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1978-1982. Curator National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1985-1989. Visiting assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1988-1989.

    Works

    • Author: Space Technology and Planetary Astronomy, 1990. Co-author: The Space Telescope, 1989. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member History of Science Society, Society for History of Technology, Society for Social Studies of Science, American Astronomical Society, American Geophysical Union.

    Personality

    Interests

    Country music, gadgets, tinkering.

    Connections

    • father: Joseph Michael Tatarewicz
    • mother: Florence Mary (Vito) Tatarewicz
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    Born June 21, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Towson State University
    • 1976
      Catholic University
    • 1980
      Philosophy of Science
    • 1984
      Indiana University
    • 1978 - 1982
      Associate, instructor Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      curator National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institution
      Washington, United States

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