FORA.tv Speaker - Al Teich
Albert H. (Al) Teich is Research Professor of Science, Technology and International Affairs in the Center for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University. From 1990 through the end of 2011, he served as Director of Science & Policy Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Teich is a Fellow of AAAS and the recipient of the 2004 Award for Scientific Achievement in Science Policy from the Washington Academy of Sciences. He served as president of the Academy in 2008-2009.
Dr. Teich is the author of numerous articles and editor of several books, including Technology and the Future, the most widely used college textbook on technology and society. First published in 1972, the book marked its 40th anniversary in print with its twelfth edition, published by Thompson Cengage Learning in January 2012. Dr. Teich holds a B.S. in physics and a Ph.D. in political science, both from M.I.T.
10.23.12 | 00:30:15 min
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