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David Brian Boersema

educator , philosopher

David Brian Boersema, American philosopher, educator. Recipient S.S. Johnson award for teaching Pacific University, 1994, Arthur and Lois Graves award Pomona College, 1994; Josip Juraj Malone Faculty fellow National Council on United States-Arab Relations, 1992, Hewlett fellow Pacific University, 2000; George F. Baker scholar, 1972.

Background

Boersema, David Brian was born on December 23, 1951 in Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States. Son of Munroe Eskel and Waneeta Diana (Wren) Boersema.

Education

Bachelor, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1973. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1985.

Career

Instructor Jackson (Michigan) Community College, 1977-1978, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1979-1982, Delta College, Midland, Michigan, 1982-1984. Assistant professor Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, 1985-1991, associate professor, 1991-1997, professor philosophy, since 1997, Douglas C. Strain professor of natural philosophy, chair, since 1990, Distinguished University professor, since 2003.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, History of Science Society, Philosophy of Science Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Munroe Eskel Boersema

mother:
Waneeta Diana (Wren) Boersema