Maher, Dr. James V.

James V. Maher

Dr. James V. Maher served as Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh from June 21, 1994, to August 15, 2010; he has been a member of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh for over forty years. During his tenure at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Maher has served as director of the University’s Scaife Nuclear Physics Laboratory, as a longstanding resident fellow in the University’s Center for the Philosophy of Science, and as a visiting scientist at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, the Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut in Groningen, the College de France in Paris, and the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. Elected a fellow of both the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Maher has published numerous papers in refereed journals on the fields of nuclear physics (up through 1980) and statistical condensed matter physics (since 1980). He has presented numerous invited talks at topical conferences and physical society meetings. Dr. Maher is a member of the Information Technology Committee at the University’s partner institution, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and serves on numerous national and local professional society committees and boards, including St. Vincent Seminary’s Board of Regents (currently the chair), the Carnegie Science Center Board of Directors, and the Board of Directors of BioOne.