Category: American academics

Peter Duesberg

Peter H. Duesberg (born 2 December 1936 in Münster , Germany ) is currently a professor of molecular- and cell biology at the University of California , Berkeley . He became famous for identifying and kartisering of the src -no, the first recognized oncogene in the 1970s. Currently he is more known for his controversial view that HIV is not AIDS cause.

Jonas Salk

Jonas Edward Salk (born 28 October 1914 in New York City – died 23 June 1995 in La Jolla , California ) is one of the twentieth century ‘s most revered scientists. He is known as the discoverer of the first successful vaccine against poliomyelitis virus . And since this discovery really lit children’s fate, he was immediately famous. By the late fifties has another scientist, Albert Sabin , who…

Walt Whitman Rostow

Walt Whitman Rostow (* 7 October 1916 in New York City ; † 13 February 2003 in Austin , Texas ) was an American economist , economic historian and in the period between 1960 and 1969 a US cabinet member. Biography Walt Whitman Rostow in 1916 as the son of Russian immigrants Viktor Aaron and Lillian Rostow born in New York. At the age of fifteen years he worked in…

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice (born 14 November 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama ) was the 66th US Secretary of State ( English : United States Secretary of State ) and the second politician this office in the government of President George W. Bush held. Rice is the first African-American woman, second African American politician (after Colin Powell, her predecessor in the period between 2001 and 2005 served as Minister of Foreign Affairs) and…

Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II ([bəɹɑːk huseɪn oʊbɑːmə] listen ( help · info ) * 4 August 1961 in Honolulu , Hawaii ) was inaugurated on 20 January 2009 as the 44th president of the United States . He said in the US Congress office of Junior Senator for the State of Illinois held and is the fourth youngest candidate ever elected president. [1] He is, moreover, the first native of…

Melvin Seeman

Melvin Seeman is an American sociologist who is known for vervreemdingsteorie , he, inter alia Karl Marx had based. He is attached to UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles). Important publications Seeman, Melvin. 1959. On the meaning of alienation. American Sociological Review , 24 (6): 783-791. Seeman, Melvin. 1966. alienation, Membership, and Political Knowledge: A Comparative Study. The Public Opinion Quarterly , 30 (3): 353-367. Seeman, Melvin. 1972. alienation and…

James Kennedy

James Carleton Kennedy (* Orange City , Iowa , 2 September 1963 ) is an American historian . Life cycle His father was an American and his mother a Dutchman . He grew up in his hometown. Many residents of Orange City of Dutch origin. Kennedy foreign relations studied at Georgetown University ( Bachelor of Arts ) and theology at the Calvin Theological Seminary ( Master of Arts ). His…

Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan (born 1 May 1932 ) is an American historian at Yale , specializing in ancient Greece , and is known for his history of the Peloponnesian War in four ties. He was dean of Yale College from 1989 to 1992. He was previously a lecturer at the History Department at Cornell University . In a review in The New Yorker , says critic George Steiner of Kagan’s influential…

Samuel Hynes

Samuel Hynes (* 29 August 1924 ) is a former pilot of the US Air Force and retired professor of literature at the Princeton University . He became well-known as an author of books on politics, culture and literature in the UK from the Edwardian period and obtain the 1930s. Living and working Samuel Hynes in 1924 Chicago born in Scottish Irish Presbyterian family and in Minneapolis grew. His mother…

Stephan A. Hoeller

Stephan A. Hoeller ( 1931 ) is an American writer, scholar and religious leader. As a native of Budapest ( Hungary ) he took his degree at the University of Innsbruck in Austria achieved. He is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion at the College of Oriental Studies in Los Angeles ( United States ). Hoeller is a well known author and scholar of Gnosticism and the psychology of Carl Gustav…







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