John Holdren

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
John Holdren
John Holdren official portrait small.jpg
Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
In office
March 19, 2009 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byJohn Marburger
Personal details
Born (1944-03-01) March 1, 1944 (age 76)
Sewickley, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationMassachusetts Institute of
Technology
(BS)
Stanford University (MS, PhD)

John Paul Holdren (born March 1, 1944) is an American physicist and civil servant.

Holdren was the senior advisor to President Barack Obama on science and technology issues through his roles as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)[1][2][3][4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile: John Holdren: Why He Matters". WhoRunsGov.com, A Washington Post Co Pub. Archived from the original on July 20, 2009. Retrieved July 24, 2009.
  2. Holdren, J. P. (2009). "Science in the White House". Science. 324 (5927): 567. doi:10.1126/science.1174783. PMID 19407163.
  3. Mervis, J. (2009). "NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: John Holdren Brings More Than Energy to His Role as Science Adviser". Science. 324 (5925): 324–325. doi:10.1126/science.324.5925.324. PMID 19372403.
  4. Mervis, J. (2009). "OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: No News is Good News for Holdren, Lubchenco at Confirmation Hearing". Science. 323 (5917): 995. doi:10.1126/science.323.5917.995. PMID 19229004.
  5. Tollefson, J. (2009). "John Holdren: Adviser on science, fish and wine". Nature. 457 (7232): 942–943. doi:10.1038/457942b. PMID 19225485.
  6. Kintisch, E.; Mervis, J. (2009). "THE TRANSITION: Holdren Named Science Adviser, Varmus, Lander to Co-Chair PCAST". Science. 323 (5910): 22–23. doi:10.1126/science.323.5910.22. PMID 19119188.