Academic cv

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BRIEF ACADEMIC CV:

Present positions

  • Founding and Senior Faculty member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
  • Adjunct Professor of Physics , University of Waterloo
  • Member of the graduate faculty in philosophy, University of Toronto

Education

  • B.A. Hampshire College, June 1975
    Concentration: physics and philosophy
    Advisor: Herbert Bernstein
  • A.M. Harvard University, March 1978.
  • Phd. Harvard University, June 1979, in theoretical physics.
    Advisors: Sidney Coleman and Stanley Deser
    Dissertation: “Studies in quantum gravity”

Employment

  • Sept.–Dec. 1979, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, member
  • Jan. 1980–Aug. 1981, Institute for Theoretical Physics,UC Santa Barbara, CA, postdoc
  • Sept. 1981–July 1983, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, member
  • Aug. 1983–Dec. 1984, Enrico Fermi Institute, U. of Chicago, postdoc
  • July1984–June 1988, Yale University, ast. professor
  • July 1988–April 1991, Syracuse University, assoc prof
  • May 1991–July 1993, Syracuse University, professor
  • August 1993–Dec 2001, Pennsylvania State University, professor
    Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry
  • Sept 2001–present, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, researcher
  • Sept. 2001–present, University of Waterloo, Physics Department, adjunct prof.

Visiting positions

  • July–Aug. 1980, Nuffield workshop ,Mathematical Institute, Oxford University
  • November 1980, Center for Relativity Studies, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • Nov. `81 & March `82, Special year visitor Department of Physics, Univ. of Maryland
  • Jan–August 1986, Visiting Research Physicist, ITP, Santa Barbara
  • Summer ’88, ’91 & ’92, Visiting Scientist, Trento University, Italy
  • May–June 1989, Visiting Scientist, University of Rome, Italy
  • April 1993, Visiting Member, ITP, Santa Barbara
  • May 1994, Visiting Scientist, Newton Institute, Cambridge University
  • June 1994, 1995, 1996, Visiting Lecturer, SISSA, Trieste Italy
  • Jan–May 1995, Member, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
  • May 1996, Visiting Scientist, Rockefeller University
  • May 1997, Darwin Seminar Visitor, London School of Economics
  • April–June 99, Visiting Member, ITP Santa Barbara
  • Oct 99–Sept 01, Visiting Professor of Physics, Imperial College
  • May 2000, String Theory group, Rutgers University
  • 1997–2001 Bios Fellow, Bios Group, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1998– , Member, NASA Astrobiology Institute
  • 1998– , Associate, Center for the Philosophy of Science, Univ. of Pittsburgh