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William Gerard Wagner

information scientist , consultant , investment manager , physicist , university dean

William Gerard Wagner, American University dean, physicist, consultant, information scientist, investment manager. Richard Chase Tolman postdoctoral fellow, 1962-1965. Member American Physical Society, National Association Security Dealers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wagner, William Gerard was born on August 22, 1936 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gerard C. and Mary V. (Cloone) Wagner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy (National Science Foundation fellow, Howard Hughes fellow), California Institute of Technology, 1962.

Career

Cons., Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1960-1965;senior staff physicist, Hughes Research Laboratory, Malibu, California, 1960-1969;lecturer physics, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1963-1965;assistant professor physics, University of California at Irvine, 1965-1966;associate professor physics and electrical engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1966-1969;professor departments physics and electrical engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1969;dean division natural science and mathematics College Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1973-1987;dean interdisciplinary studies and developmental activities, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1987-1989;special assistant automated record services, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975-1981;founder program in neural, informational & behavioral science, since 1982. Chairman of the Board Malibu Securities Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1971. Consultant Janus Management Corporation, Los Angeles, 1970-1971, Croesus Capital Corporation, Los Angeles, 1971-1974, Finance Horizons Inc., Beverly Hills, California, since 1971.

Allied member Pacific Stock Exch., 1974-1982. Finance and computer consultant Hollywood Reporter, 1979-1981. Member of advisory county for emerging engineering technologies National Science Foundation, 1987-1989.

Works

  • Contributor articles on physics to science publications.

Membership

Member of American Physical Society, National Association Security Dealers, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Janet Agatha Rowe, January 30, 1968 (divorced 1978). Children: Mary, Robert, David, Anne. Married Christiane LeGuen, February 21, 1985 (divorced 1989).

Married Yvonne Naomi Moussette, December 4, 1995.

father:
Gerard C. Wagner

mother:
Mary V. (Cloone) Wagner

spouses:
Janet Agatha Rowe

Christiane LeGuen

Yvonne Naomi Moussette

children:
Mary Wagner

Robert Wagner

David Wagner

Anne Wagner