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academic administrator , science educator

James Randolph Preer, American Academic administrator, science educator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow Columbia University, 1965-1966, National Science Foundation fellow California Institute Technology, 1966-1969, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976-1977; U. D. C. grantee, 1978-1998.

Background

Preer, James Randolph was born on May 22, 1944 in Monahans, Texas, United States. Son of John R. Junior and Louise B. (Brandau) Preer.

Education

AB, Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1970.

Career

Woodrow Wilson teaching intern, 1969-1971. Assistant professor chemistry Federal City College, Washington, 1969-1973. Assistant professor interdisciplinary science University Düsseldorf.C., 1973-1976, associate professor interdisciplinary science, 1976-1979, professor interdisciplinary science, 1979-1980, acting chairperson, 1979-1980, 86-89, professor environmental science, since 1980, assistant provost academy programs and research, 1997-1999, associate provost academy programs & research, 1999-2000.

Visiting scholar Institute Environmental Studies, University Wisconsin, Madison, 2000-2001.

Works

Membership

Assistant scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Washington, 1990-1993, chairman troop committee, 1993-1995. Board directors Beauvoir School, Washington, 1983-1986. Member American Chemical Society$dAm.

Society Agronomy, Water Environment Federation.

Connections

Married Jean H. Lyon, June 24, 1967. Children: Genevieve L., Stephen R.

father:
John R. Preer Junior

mother:
Louise B. (Brandau) Preer

spouse:
Jean H. Lyon

children:
Genevieve L. Preer

Stephen R. Preer