About: History & Archives
Richard C. Atkinson
President of the University of California at San Diego 1995-present. Director of the National Science Foundation, 1977-1980.
AAAS Presidential Address: Richard C. Atkinson, "Supply and Demand for Scientists and Engineers: A National Crisis in the Making," Science (27 April 1990) 248:425-432.
Disciplines: Cognitive science, Psychology
AAAS offices held:
- Chair, Council Affairs, 1988 - 1989
- President, 1990
- Chair, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, 1991 - 1992