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Brian Van De Mark

Brian Van De Mark, American historian, educator. Participant study groups Council Foreign Relations, Washington, 1996-1999. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, Society Historians American-Foreign Relations, Authors Guild.

Background

  • Mark, Brian Van De was born on July 12, 1960 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of John Stevens and Lucy Ellen (Ferguson) Van De Mark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, Austin, 1981. Master of Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1988.

    Career

    • Teaching associate University of California at Los Angeles, 1986-1987. Research assistant Clark Clifford, Washington, 1987-1990. Associate Robert McNamara, 1993-1995.

      Assistant professor United States Naval Academy, since 1990. Freeman professor Hopkins-Nanjing Center, China, 1999-2000. Visiting fellow St. Catherine's College, University Oxford, 2002.

    Works

    • Mathematics and Logic (Dover Books on Mathematics)
    • What is mathematics? How was it created and who were and are the people creating and practicing it? Can one describe its development and role in the history of scientific thinking and can one predict the future? This book is a thought-provoking attempt to answer such questions and to suggest the scope and depth of the subject.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Participant study groups Council Foreign Relations, Washington, 1996-1999. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, Society Historians American-Foreign Relations, Authors Guild.

    Personality

    Interests

    Art collecting, birdwatching, sculling.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Grey.
    • father: John Stevens Mark
    • mother: Lucy Ellen (Ferguson) Van De Mark
    • child: Grey Mark
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    Born July 12, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      University Texas
    • 1983
      University Texas
    • 1988
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1986 - 1987
      Teaching associate, University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1987 - 1990
      research assistant, Clark Clifford
      Washington, United States
    • 1990
      assistant, professor United States Naval Academy
    • 1993 - 1995
      associate, Robert McNamara
    • 1999
      Freeman professor, Hopkins-Nanjing Center
      China