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educator , Foundation administrator , writer

Richard Hosmer Adams Blum, American Educator, writer. Served in the United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea. Fellow APHA, American Association for the Advancement of Science, APA, American Psychological Society, American Sociological Association, Society Advanced Legal Studies (honorary, life); member Archaeol. Institute American, Sigma Xi, Cosmos Club, Athenaeum Club, San Francisco University Club.

Background

Blum, Richard Hosmer Adams was born on October 7, 1927 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Hosmer and Imogene (Heino) Blum.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors magna cum laude, San Jose State College, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1951.

Career

Research director California Medical Association, San Francisco, 1956-1958, San Mateo County (California) Mental Health Service, San Mateo, 1958-1960. Lecturer School Criminology, University California, Berkeley, 1960-1962. Member faculty Stanford (California) University, 1962-1978, professor department psychology, 1970-1975, professor department gynecology and obstetrics, 1982-1997.

Member faculty Stanford (California) University Law School, 1975-1978. Chairman board American Lives Endowment, Portola Valley, California, since 1979. Chairman International Research Group on Drug Legislation and Programs, Geneva, 1969—1978.

President Bio-Behavioral Research Group, Inc., Palo Alto, 1964—1987. Owner, operator Shingle Mill Ranch, since 1964. Visiting fellow Wolfson College University Cambridge, 1984.

Visiting professor social and political science University Cambridge, 1997—1998. Director ethics program World Jurist Association/World Peace Through Law Center, Washington, since 2000. Deputy chairman Commission for the World Equity Court.

Professor St. Josephs of Arimanthea Theological Seminary, Berkeley, California, China University Political Science and Law, Beijing. Officer Superior Center Conservator for Health Care. Guest professor Northeastern University, Changchun.

Distinguished visiting professor Dalian University, China. President Knightsbridge Castle Foundation.

Membership

Trustee Palace Museum of the Last Emperor Puye, Manchuria, China. With United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea. Fellow American Public Health Association (council senior advisors), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Psychological Society, Society Advanced Legal Studies (honorary, life).

Member Archaeol. Institute American, Sigma Xi, Cosmos Club, Athenaeum Club, San Francisco University Club.

Connections

father:
Hosmer Blum

mother:
Imogene (Heino) Blum