It may seem surprising that the most frequent question I was asked during the year I served as president of The American Physical Society was “how it felt” to be president of this distinguished and venerable society. This question is perhaps not so surprising when you consider that the probability for a physicist to experience personally this challenge is only on the order of one chance in a thousand. In this article I will attempt to give one operational answer to this complex question.
Perspectives on the Presidency of the American Physical Society
Mildred S. Dresselhaus; Perspectives on the Presidency of the American Physical Society. Physics Today 1 July 1985; 38 (7): 36–44. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.880980
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