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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.


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


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


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.



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.


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

John R. Preer Junior

Louise B. (Brandau) Preer

Jean H. Lyon

Genevieve L. Preer

Stephen R. Preer