Undergraduate at University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1916; instructorship in physics at University of Kentucky; teaching mathematics at Mercer Universi
This interview with Jim Stith was conducted following his retirement as Vice President of the AIP’s Physics Resource Center.
In this interview, Frederick Seitz discusses his administrative and advisory work.
Topics discussed include: Raymond Sears' family background; early interests in science; his work at Bell Telephone Laboratories; surface physics; W
Sawyer’s role in Optical Society of America, comments on A.
Among the topics discussed: Rubin's military service during World War II; continuing his education after the war when he studied physics and earned
Youth and college education in Queens, New York; graduate studies and research work with Donald Kerst at the University of Illinois, 1941; Pd.D.