George P. Richardson. Resumé, August, 2011.
Vincent O'Leary Professor of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Informatics, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2010 -2013.
Program Co-chair of the 2011 International System Dynamics Conference, Washington, DC, July 24-28, 2011.
Vice President of the System Dynamics Society for Publications, 2010-2014
Professor Emeritus, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2010 -present
Professor of public administration and policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1987-2010. Affliated with the Department of Informatics in the College of Computing and Information.
President of the System Dynamics Society, 1997
President-elect and program co-chair, International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 1996.
Executive editor of the System Dynamics Review, 1988-1994.
Trustee, Creative Learning Exchange, Acton, Massachusetts, 1993-present.
Trustee, The Aloha Foundation, 2012-present.
Program Co-chair of the 1990 International System Dynamics Conference, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, July 1990.
Chair of the System Dynamics section of the Society for Computer Simulation Multiconference, La Jolla, CA, January 1989.
Associate professor of mathematics and computer science, Wheaton College, 1983-87.
Senior consultant, Federal Group Inc., South Natick, MA, the system dynamics consulting group of Eberstat-Fleming, 1986-87.
Vice president of the System Dynamics Society, for Publications, 1984-87, responsible for bringing into being the society's journal, the System Dynamics Review.
Research problems editor of Dynamica, 1982-85, and the System Dynamics Review, 1985-present.
Instructor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982 and 1983.
Research assistant, System Dynamics Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980-1982.
Chairman of mathematics, Simon's Rock Early College, Great Barrington, MA, 1969-1979.
Visiting fellow in system dynamics, under an NSF Faculty Fellowship in Science Applied to Societal Problems, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975-1976.
Research assistant, in testing and curriculum development, School Mathematics Study Group (SMSG), Stanford University, 1967-1969.
Teacher of mathematics:
The Laboratory Schools, The University of Chicago, 1965-1967.
Oak Park/River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL, 1963-65.
Early child care and education in Minnesota, 2009. University of Palermo, 2009. Transportation Security Administration, 2006. Scotish Borders Regional Health Service, 2006. Norsk Hydro, 2005. Battelle and the National Cancer Institute, 2004. Northwater Capital Management, 2003. Basell, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2003. Victoria Workcover Authority, Melbourne Australia, 1998, 1999. New York Office of Real Proprerty Services, 1998-1999. New York State Governor's Office of Employee Relations, 1996, 1997. New York State Department of Social Services, 1996-98. McKinsey & Company, 1995-1998. New York State Office of Mental Health, 1994-1997. Eastman Chemical Company, 1994-1996. New York State Department of Probation and Correctional Alternatives, 1994. New York City Office of Management and Budget, a workshop on homelessness, 1993. Ford Executive Development Center, 1992. Monmouth College, 1992. New York State Department of Health, 1992. Vermont Agency of Human Services, 1991. New York State Department of Social Services, 1990,1992. New York State Insurance Department, 1987-1988. Federal Group Inc., 1986-87. Connecticut Department of Education, 1986. Digital Equipment Corporation, 1982, 1987. Codex Corporation, 1980-1981. The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, 1977, 1978.
Outstanding Service Award, given in recognition of exceptional volunteer contributions to the System Dynamics Society, 2011.
President's Award for Excellence in Academic Service, University at Albany, 2010.
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, State University of New York, 2010.
President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, University at Albany, 2003.
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York, 2003.
Advisor for two national award-winning dissertations: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin, "The Dynamics of Health Care Finance: a Feedback View of System Behavior," 1993 dissertation prize of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration; R. Kevin O'Neill, "The Network Structure of the Stock and Stock-Index Futures Markets," 1994 Academy of Management public sector dissertation award.
1993 Jay Wright Forrester Award, given by the System Dynamics Society for the most important written contribution to the field selected from among publications in the past five years, for Feedback Thought in Social Science and Systems Theory (1991).
Finalist, Second International Competition for Outstanding DSS Applications and Achievements, TIMS/ORSA, 1991 (with J. Rohrbaugh, P. Reagan-Cirincione, S. Schuman, and S. Dorf).
Finalist, Innovations in State and Local Government 1990, New York: Ford Foundation, 1990 (with the Decision Techtronics Group of the Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York at Albany).
1985 Jay Wright Forrester Award, given by the System Dynamics Society for the most important written contribution to the field selected from among publications in the past five years, for Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling with DYNAMO (1981).
National Science Foundation Faculty Fellowship in Science Applied to Societal Problems, awarded 1974, undertaken at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975-1976.
Policy-oriented research and computer simulation concerning significant dynamic problems. The application of a feedback perspective, quantitative methods, and computer tools in public policy and public administration. Teaching and curriculum development in system dynamics, computer simulation, mathematical modeling, and public policy analysis.
OTHER EXPERIENCE and INTERESTS
Backpacking and canoeing, including more than ten years experience as counselor and administrator at summer boys' camps. Assistant director of Camp Lanakila, Fairlee, VT, 1975 and 1976. Music: voice, guitar, autoharp, banjo, recorder, and piano. The Mountain Laurel Contradance Band, 1977-1979. Numerous choirs. Conductor of the St. Stephen's Church choir, 1996-2007. Warden of St. Stephens Church, Delmar, 2003-2006. Photography. Skiing. Kayaking. Golf.
Married to Gail M. Gloden, 1968. (B.S. in mathematics, University of Portland, Oregon, 1966; M.A.T. in mathematics, The University of Chicago, 1968. Retired, formerly Staff associate in the Office of Institutional Research, University at Albany-SUNY.) Children: Joshua Paul, 1974; Sara Ann, 1979.