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educator , consultant , scientist

William John Reckmeyer, American educator, systems scientist/cybernetician, consultant. Kellogg National fellow, 1988-1991. Member American Society Cybernetics (president 1983-1985, chairman 20th anniversary meeting 1983), International Society Systems Sciences (chairman 25th anniversary meeting 1981), American Council on Education.

Background

Reckmeyer, William John was born on June 17, 1948 in Riverside, California, United States. Son of William John and Elizabeth Louise (Armstrong) Reckmeyer.

Education

Student, Hobart College, 1968. Bachelor, Randolph-Macon College, 1970. Master of Arts, American University, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy, American University, 1982.

Career

Research fellow, International Research Institute, McLean, Virginia, 1971-1977; Adjunct Professor, graduate director cybernetic systems, San Jose (California) State University, 1977-1983;chairman, associate professor cybernetic systems, San Jose (California) State University, 1983-1987;department chairman anthropology and cybernetic systems, San Jose (California) State University, 1987-1991;professor cybernetic systems, San Jose (California) State University, 1987-1992;professor leadership and systems, San Jose (California) State University, since 1992;distinguished Adjunct Professor informatics and systems science, Stockholm U. & Royal Institute of Technology, 1986-1992. Visiting professor systems management University of Southern California, 1985-1986. Visiting professor education Harvard University, since 1993.

Consultant in field, since 1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor General Systems Yearbook, 1987-1990, (United States editor) Systems Practice, since 1988, 2 other books. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Cybernetics (president 1983-1985, chairman 20th anniversary meeting 1983), International Society Systems Sciences (chairman 25th anniversary meeting 1981), American Council on Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: basketball, photography, cabinetmaking.

Connections

Married Joan Elizabeth Pasco, December 27, 1969. Children: Lorien Rhiannon, Jeremy Bronwyn, Devon Gwynedd.

father:
William John Reckmeyer

mother:
Elizabeth Louise (Armstrong) Reckmeyer

spouse:
Joan Elizabeth Pasco

children:
Lorien Rhiannon Reckmeyer

Jeremy Bronwyn Reckmeyer

Devon Gwynedd Reckmeyer