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Shirley Ann Jackson

Shirley Ann Jackson

Jill Plum

on 24 February 2010

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Shirey Ann Jackson
Shirley Ann Jackson was born in Washington, D.C. in 1946. B.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968 and her Ph.D. (Physics). first African American female to receive a doctorate in Theoretical Solid State physics from MIT. Biographical information Research Associate in Theoretical Physics at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. served as a Visiting Science Associate at the European Organization for Nuclear Research Education Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and Aspen Center for Physics Professor of Physics at Rutgers University Interesting Facts Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)
Recieved the Outstanding Young Women of America Award (1976 AND 1981) served on the Technical Staff of Bell Telephone Laboratories in theoretical physics a consultant in semiconductor theory to AT&T Bell Laboratories Research focused on Landau theories of charge density waves,also two-dimensional Yang-Mills gauge theories and neutrino reactions.
Cites https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/jackson.html http://www.black-scientists.com/ http://web.mit.edu/mccormick/www/history/pics/jackson.gif
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