Joshua Socolar Bio

Joshua Socolar's History

Faculty Appointment
Associate Professor, Duke University, 1999-present.
Assistant Professor, Duke University, 1992-1999.
Post-doctoral and Visiting Positions
IBM Visiting Research Scientist, T. J. Watson Research Center, 1990-1992.
Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, 1987-1990.
Visiting research scientist: CNRS-Saclay, France (June-July, 1990).
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM (July, 1994).
Visiting research scientist: Bios Group, Santa Fe, NM (March-July, 2002).
Visiting research scientist: LMDH, Universite Paris VI, Jussieu (September, 2001-January, 2002).
Visiting research scientist: Institute for Biocomplexity and Informatics, Calgary (June, 2006).
Education
Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Theory. , U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1982-1987.
B.A., Haverford College, Haverford, Pa., 1980. (Physics major).
Einstein High School, Kensington, Md., 1972-1975. (OK)
Newport Junior High, Kensington, Md., 1971-72. (Not recommended)
Green Acres School, Rockville, Md., 1964-1971. (Highly recommended)
Employment
Teacher of Math and Physics, George School, Newtown, Pa. (1981-82).
Electronics Technician, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. (1980-81).
Counselor, Sidwell Friends Tennis Camp, Washington, D.C. (Summers, 1974-76)
Geographical History
Birth (9/16/58) - 1959: Meudon, France (near Paris)
1959-1963: Silver Spring, MD (near Washington, D.C.)
1963-1964: Neuilly, France (near Paris)
1964-1975: Silver Spring, MD
1975-1977: Haverford, PA (near Philadelphia)
1977-1978: Near Sutamarchan, Colombia (which is near Villa de Leiva, which is near Tunja, which is a few hours northeast of Bogota) and Silver Spring, MD
1978-1980: Haverford, PA
1980-1981: Chapel Hill, NC
1981-1982: Newtown, PA
1982-1987: Philadelphia, PA
1987-1990: Brookline, MA (near Boston)
1990-1992: Ossining, NY (near New York City)
1992-2001: Chapel Hill, NC
2001-2002: Paris, France and Santa Fe, NM
2002-present: Chapel Hill, NC
socolar@phy.duke.edu