William D. Carey

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1916 – 1998

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Who was William D. Carey?

William D. Carey was Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and publisher of Science from 1975 through 1987.

He was born in the Bronx, raised in Boston, and educated at Columbia and Harvard. He joined the U.S. Bureau of the Budget in 1942, became executive assistant director in 1959 and assistant director in 1966. From 1969 to 1974 he occupied a senior position at Arthur D. Little, Inc In 1982, in the pages of Science, he debated with Frank Carlucci over the latter's concerns that scientific exchanges with the Soviet Union were being exploited militarily by the Soviets. Carey was awarded the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences in 1986. He died in Washington, D.C., at age 82.

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Born
Jan 29, 1916
The Bronx
Also known as
  • William Carey
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
Died
Jun 24, 1998
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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