The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Philander.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 48 min., 48 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Philander, S. George -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with George Philander
George Philander
Other authors / contributors:Philander, S. George, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Princeton, New Jersey 2013 March 8.
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Summary:Professor and atmospheric scientist S. George Philander was born on August 25, 1942 in Calendon, Republic of South Africa. Philander received his B.S. degree in applied mathematics and physics from the University of Cape Town in 1962 and his Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University in 1980. Following graduation, Philander was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the department of meteorology. He served as chair of the department of geosciences at Princeton University from 1994 to 2001 and was named the Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University in 2005. In 2007, he returned to South Africa and joined the University of Cape Town as a research professor. A Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Philander was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science Degree from the University of Cape Town in 2007.