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Donald Kennedy

Editor , educator , Environmental scientist

Donald Kennedy, American environmental scientist, educator, editor. Board directors Carnegie Endowment International Peace, David & Lucile Packard Foundation; Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences; member: National Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society.

Background

Kennedy, Donald was born on August 18, 1931 in New York City. Son of William Dorsey and Barbara (Bean) Kennedy.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1952. AM, Harvard University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1956.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Columbia University. Doctor of Science (honorary), Williams College. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Michigan.

Doctor of Science (honorary), University Arizona. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Rochester. Doctor of Science (honorary), Reed College.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Whitman College. Doctor of Science (honorary), College William & Mary.

Career

Assistant Professor Syracuse University 1956-1959, Association Professor 1959-1960. Assistant Professor Stanford University 1960-1962, Association Professor 1962-1965, Professor 1965-1977, Chairman Department, of Biological Sciences 1965-1972, Benjamin Crocker Professor, of Human Biology 1974-1977, Vice-President and Provost 1979-1980, President since 1980. Senior Consultant, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President 1976-1977.

Commander of Food and Drug Administration 1977-1979: Fellow, American Academy, of Arts and Sciences.

Works

Membership

Board directors Carnegie Endowment International Peace, David & Lucile Packard Foundation. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member: National Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, fly fishing, natural historv.

Connections

Married Barbara J. Dewey in 1953.Children: Laura Page, Julia Halestepchildren: Cameron Rachel, Jamie Christopher.

father:
William D.

mother:
Barbara Kennedy

spouse:
Barbara J. Dewey