Undergraduate at University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1916; instructorship in physics at University of Kentucky; teaching mathematics at Mercer Universi
Early history of formation of American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT); formation of the education committee of the American Physical Societ
World War I developments in electronics in relation to French and British Armies; post-war revitalization of Physics Department at Columbia Univ.:
Waterfall’s involvement with the Acoustical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the Acoustical Materials Association (AMA); the managem
This interview is part of a small program to document the recent history of the American Astronomical Society.
Education at Northwestern University and University of Chicago (Enrico Fermi); membership in Federation of American Scientists (FAS); founding memb
Sawyer’s role in Optical Society of America, comments on A.
Family background and childhood (1924- ); early education; City College of New York (1941-1944); Columbia University (1944-1949); courses taken wit
Family background, childhood and education up through college, all in Indiana; her graduate study, first at Battle Creek College (M.A.), then at th
Education Phillips Academy; Harvard University; Haverford College as Dean; Ph.D.