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James Barsky, American publisher. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Clinical Chemists, American Chemical Society, American Institute Biological Sciences, Bio-chemical Society (United Kingdom), Chemists Club, New York Academy of Sciences, Information Industry Association, Sigma Xi.

Background

Barsky, James was born on November 26, 1925 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Came to United States, 1951, naturalized, 1962. Son of Morris and Anna (Basin) Barsky.

Education

Bachelor, University Saskatchewan, 1946. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1958.

Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960.

Career

Research fellow department public health nutrition School Hygiene, University Toronto, 1948-1951. Department biochemistry Northwestern University Medical School, 1952-1958. Postdoctoral fellow University California Medical Center Brain Research Institute, Los Angeles, 1958-1960.

Manager department biochemistry, division research ETHICON Inc., Somerville, New Jersey, 1960-1963. With Academy Press Incorporated, New York York City, since 1963, vice president editorial, 1968-1973, senior vice president, 1973-1978, president, since 1978. Senior vice president Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.

Treasurer, board directors Copyright Clearance Center Inc. Member technical advisory committee National Commission Library and Information Sciences, 1976-1977. Member advisory committee Copyright Office, Library of Congress, 1978-1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Clinical Chemists, American Chemical Society, American Institute Biological Sciences, Bio-chemical Society (United Kingdom), Chemists Club, New York Academy of Sciences, Information Industry Association, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marilyn Lee Cannon, June 30, 1957. Children: Robert Brian, Rosalind Diane.

father:
Morris Barsky

mother:
Anna (Basin) Barsky

spouse:
Marilyn Lee Cannon

children:
Robert Brian Barsky

Rosalind Diane Barsky