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University official

Nancy McCumber O'Fallon, American University official ( education)university official. Recipient Leadership award in education Young Women’s Christian Association Metropolitan Chicago, 1984. National Merit scholar, 1956-1960. Member American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Women in Science (nat. councilor 1980-1981.

Background

O'Fallon, Nancy McCumber was born on October 25, 1938 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Murrell Chester and Louise Marie (Paquette) McCumber.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, St. Saint Louis University, 1960. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Illinois-Urbana, 1961, Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, 1966. Part-time assistant professor of University Missouri, St. Louis, 1967-1972, visiting assistant professor physics, 1972-1974.

Assistant physicist Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 1974-1976, physicist, 1976-1983, program manager Institute and Control for Fossil Energy, 1978-1983. Assistant vice president research University of Chicago, 1983^. William C. Foster fellow United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1987^.

Board of directors Jane Addams Conference on Security in the Nuclear Age, 1986-1987.

Career

Assistant professor University Missouri, St. Louis, 1967—1972, visiting assistant professor physics, 1972—1974. Assistant physicist Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, 1974—1976, physicist, 1976—1983. Program manager Institute & Control Fossil Energy, 1978—1983.

Assistant vice president research University Chicago, since 1983. William C. Foster fellow United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Jane Addams Conference Security Nuclear Age, 1986—1987. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Science Foundation (advisory committee member physics 1986-1989), Association Women Science (national councilor 1980-1981, treasurer 1984-1985), American Physical Society.

Connections

Married John Robert O'Fallon, June 14, 1962. Children: John Michael, Brian Douglas, Deborah Lynne.

father:
Murrell Chester McCumber

mother:
Louise Marie (Paquette) McCumber

spouse:
John Robert O'Fallon

children:
John Michael O'Fallon

Brian Douglas O'Fallon

Deborah Lynne O'Fallon