CURRICULUM VITAE 

June 2014

 

Gennady Gorelik

gorelik@bu.edu

 

Positions

 

1994 -Present    

Visiting Researcher, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University 

1993 - 1994       

Fellow, the Dibner Institute for the History of Science & Technology, MIT 

1989 - 1993       

Senior Research Fellow, the Institute for the History of Science & Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

 

Major Grants/Fellowships

Guggenheim Fellowship, 1995 

Grant from the MacArthur Foundation, Program on Peace and International Cooperation, 1994 

Dibner Fellowship, 1993 

(and a few grants from the American Institute of Physics and  IREX)

 

Education

Ph.D. in history of science 1979    ( Institute for the History of Science & Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow); 

M.S. in physics 1972      ( Department of Physics, Moscow University)

 

 

Web presentations

·         Andrei SAKHAROV: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights

·         Andrei SAKHAROV: Photo-Chronology

·         Matvei BRONSTEIN: born 1906, arrested 1937, executed 1938

·         The Paternity of the H-Bombs: Soviet-American Perspectives

 

 

Books

 

[Who invented modern physics? (from Galileo's pendulum to Quantum Gravity)], Moscow, CORPUS, 2013.

Andrej Sacharow: Ein Leben Fur Wissenschaft Und Freiheit  (Translated by Helmut Rotter), Birkhauser, 2013.

Matvei Petrovich Bronstein and Soviet Theoretical Physics in the Thirties,
(Modern Birkhäuser Classics), Springer Basel AG, 2011 (reprint of 1994 edition)  (With V.Frenkel)

[Andrei Sakharov: Science and Freedom]. Moscow,  2010

[The Soviet Life of Lev Landau  in eyewitness accounts ]. Moscow, 2009

[The Soviet Life of Lev Landau]. Moscow, 2008

The World of Andrei Sakharov. A Russian Physicist's Path to Freedom,  Oxford University Press,  2005 (with Antonina W. Bouis).

'Meine antisowjetische Taetigkeit...' Russische Physiker unter Stalin (Translated by Helmut Rotter). Braunschweig/Wiesbaden: Vieweg,  1995.

Matvei Petrovich Bronstein and Soviet Theoretical Physics in the Thirties, Birkhäuser,  1994  (With V.Frenkel)

 [Dimensionality of Space: historical and methodological analysis]. Moscow, 1983.

[Why is Space Three-dimensional?]. Moscow, 1982.

 

Publications in details

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