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Museum administrator

Paul Arthur Hanle, museum administrator. Recipient Research award, Smithsonian Institution, 1978, Robert H. Goddard History Essay award, 1979; National Science Foundation intern, 1971, National Science Foundation traineeship, 1971-1972. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society History Technology, American Association Museum, Association Science & Technology Centers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hanle, Paul Arthur was born on October 27, 1947 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Edward and Claire (Kane) Hanle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Princeton University, 1969. Master of Science in Physics, Yale University, 1972. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in History of Science, Yale University, 1975.

Career

Research fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1973-1974;associate curator, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1974-1978;curator of science and technical, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1978-1980;acting chairman space science and exploration department, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1980-1981;department chairman, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1981-1984;associate director for research, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1984-1986;associate director academic affairs, 1987;executive director, Maryland. Science Center, Baltimore, 1987-1996;president, Academy Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, since 1996. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1983-1984.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with Paul Forman): Einstein. A Centenary Exhibition, 1979. Author: Bringing Aerodynamics to America, 1982.

      Editor: High Technology on Earth, 1979. Co-editor (with Von Del Chamberlain): Space Science Comes of Age, 1981. Co-author (with Robert W. Smith): The Space Telescope: A Study of National Aeronautics and Space Administration Science Technology, 1989.

Membership

Member Association Science & Technology Centers, American Association Museum, Society for History Technology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Joan duBois Burroughs, October 1979.

father:
John Edward Hanle

mother:
Claire (Kane) Hanle

spouse:
Joan duBois Burroughs