Oral history interview with Amy A. Gimbel 1998

Oral history interview with Amy A. Gimbel 1998

 

 

Name:
Gimbel, Amy A (Interviewee), Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Amy A. Gimbel 1998
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Amy A. Gimbel : oral history, 1998
Abstract:
Childhood: early education in New Jersey; undergraduate study at Vassar College, Douglas College (Rutgers University); Princeton University: Ph.D. sociology, East Asian Studies, 1968-1979; staff member, Committee on Scholarly Communication with People's Republic of China, 1979; director: Population, Resources, and Environment program, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); director: Sub-Saharan Africa program; participation in Carnegie journal distribution program, AAAS CD-ROM Pilot Project; Arican universities' resource deficiencies; 1998 White House conference on Africa; travel experiences in Asia and Africa; disenchantment with sociology; promotion of scientific development in Africa; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Social scientists, Education, Higher--Africa, Science--Africa, China--Foreign relations--United States, Gimbel, Amy A, Carnegie Corporation of New York, and American Association for the Advancement of Science
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1998
Physical Description:
43 pages
Note (Biographical):
Researcher.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.Interviewed by Sharon Zane on October 22, 1998.
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7584469
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-yczm-2h96