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educator , University administrator

William Randall Albury, university administrator, educator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, 1971-1972, Macy Foundation postdoctoral fellow, 1972-1973; American Philosophical Society Penrose Research grantee, 1981. Member History of Science Society, American Association History of Medicine, Australasian Association History Philosophy and Social Studies of Science, Australia Society History of Medicine, Society Social Studies of Science.

Background

Albury, William Randall was born on September 14, 1944 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of William Arthur, Junior and Marcia Mae (Packard) Albury.

Education

1 child, William M. Bachelor with honors, Johns Hopkins University, 1968, Doctor of Philosophy with distinction, 1972. Lecturer history and philosophy of science U. New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1973-1975, senior lecturer, 1975-1983, associate professor, 1983-1986, head school of history and philosophy of science, 1984-1988, professor, 1986, head school science and technical studies, 1989-1991, 94-95, executive head Kensington Colls., 1989-1990, associate dean Faculty Arts and Social Science, 1995. Head Philip Baxter College, Kensington, 1985-1993.

Visiting professor, research associate Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981. Visiting scholar U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992. Consultant Education Commission, New South Wales, Sydney, 1984.

Member Aus.Govt. Recominant deoxyribonucleic acid Monitoring Committee, Canberra, 1985-1988, Australian Government Genetic Manipulation Advisory Committee, 1988-1992.

Career

Lecturer history and philosophy of science University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1973-1978, from senior lecturer to associate professor Australia, 1978-1986, head School of History and Philosophy of Science Australia, 1984-1988, professor Australia, 1986-1998, head School of Science and Technology Studies Australia, 1989-1991, 94-95, executive head Kensington Colleges Australia, 1989-1990, associate dean faculty arts and social science Australia, 1995-1998. Dean faculty arts University New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, since 1998. Head Philip Baxter College, Kensington, 1985-1993.

Visiting professor, research associate Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981. Visiting scholar University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992. Consultant Education Commission New South Wales, Sydney, 1984.

Member Australian Government Recombinant DNA Monitoring Committee, Canberra, 1985-1988, Australian Government Genetic Manipulation Advisory Committee, 1988-1992.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Politics of Objectivity, 1983. Translation, editor: Condillac's Logic/La Logique, 1980. Editor: (journals) Metasci.

      , 1984-1990, Social Studies of Science, 1985-1988, 91-94. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member History of Science Society, American Association History of Medicine, Australasian Association History Philosophyand Social Studies of Science, Australia Society History of Medicine, Royal Society New South Wales, Society Social Studies of Science, Australian Academy ForensicSci.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, camping, theatre, concerts, opera.

Connections

Married Rebecca Ann McClure, October 30, 1966 (divorced 1980). Children: Katherine M., Alicia F. Married Barbara Helen Altorjai, April 30, 1983.

1 child, William M.

father:
William Arthur Albury Junior

mother:
Marcia Mae (Packard) Albury

spouse:
Rebecca Ann McClure

spouse:
Barbara Helen Altorjai

child:
Katherine M. Albury

child:
William M. Albury

child:
Alicia F. Albury