John R. Albright, PhD

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Florida State University
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

John R. Albright, PhD, Professor Emeritus at Florida State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics education.

Having accrued more than 40 years of professional experience in teaching, Dr. Albright served Florida State University in Tallahassee as an assistant, associate and full professor of physics from 1963 until attaining emeritus status in 1995. Likewise, between 1980 and 1985, he has been associate chairman of the Department of Physics, as well as a professor of the humanities. Dr. Albright went on to offer his expertise to Purdue University Calumet, now known as Purdue University Northwest, in Hammond, Indiana as a professor of physics and head of the Department of Chemistry and Physics from 1995 to 2004.

Alongside his primary roles, Dr. Albright had spent time teaching Latin to doctors and was a visiting professor at the Luther School of Theology of Chicago in 1983. At the civic level, he served as co-chair of the National Management Committee of Winston Church in America, having also been a co-director for the Midwest Division with his wife, Carol, from 1998 to 2002. Earlier, in 1976, Dr. Albright was a senior research fellow at the Science Research Council in Great Britain.

In his illustrious career, Dr. Albright has received various awards and accolades, including the President’s Award for Teaching from Florida State University in 1980. In 1994, he took home a Teaching Incentive Award and the John M. Templeton Foundation Model Course Award. In addition, he has contributed to written works including “Interactive World, Interactive God: The Basic Reality of Creative Interaction” and “Airy Function and Applications to Physics.” Dr. Albright also published “The Method of All Bright” and co-authored “Introduction to Atomic and Nuclear Physics.”

Prior to commencing his professional endeavors, Dr. Albright received a Bachelor of Arts from Susquehanna University in 1959. He went on to matriculate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, attaining a Master of Science in 1961 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1964. To remain abreast of his industry, he holds membership with the Institute of Religion in the Age of Science, the American Association of Physics Teachers, the American Physical Society, Sigma Xi and Theta Chi. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Albright can also be found in the 45th through 50th Who’s Who in America and the 20th edition of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

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