American Men & Women of Science, 38th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 002866695X
  • ISBN-13: 9780028666952
  • DDC: 509.22
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released May 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This respected resource is a biographical directory of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. This 17-volume set includes biographical entries on nearly 198,000 living scientists located in North America, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career experience; honors and awards; memberships; research information; and e-mail, fax and mailing addresses for each entrant where available. The set includes a discipline index, which classifies entrants by subject specialty, and subclassifies by state or province.

Features and Benefits

  • American Men & Women of Science, 38th Edition includes 6,000 new listees.
  • Within the index, entrants are classified by 192 subject specialties adapted from the National Science Foundation’s Taxonomy of Degree and Employment Specialties.
  • Primary users include fellow scientists seeking collaborators or grant opportunities; students researching mentors and information on scientific program participants; businesspersons who must build relationships within the scientific community or who require scientific expertise, professional researchers, journalists to check credentials, personnel recruiters.
  • Listees may be nominated by peers or leaders of academic, government, and private research programs and associations.

What's New

  • Starting with the previous edition (37th), AMWS now features a new, vibrant cover design.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028666968 | ISBN-13: 9780028666969

Table of Contents

Advisory Board.
Major Honors & Awards.
Sample Entry.