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David Cassidy

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry


PHD, 1976, Purdue Univ; MS, 1970, Rutgers University; BA, 1967, Rutgers University



  • Assistant Professor, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Assoc. Editor, Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, Princeton Univ. Press
  • Professor of Natural Science, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, since 1990


  • History of physical science, esp. in U.S. and Germany
  • History of Meteorology
  • Science and culture in the United States
  • German studies
  • Computer history
  • Science education for non-scientists


  • Stessin Prize, Hofstra University
  • Pfizer Award of the History of Science Society
  • Science Writing Award, American Institute of Physics
  • Abraham Pais Prize for the History of Physics, American Physical Society
  • Honorary Doctor of Science degree, Purdue University

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Chemistry Physics Bldg. 106
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