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Henry Bauer
About Henry Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Science Studies, Dean Emeritus of Arts & Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Educated: The University of Sydney: B.Sc.(1st class honours) 1952; M.Sc. 1953; Ph.D. 1956 (all in chemistry) University of Michigan, 1956-58, postdoctoral research

2000--07 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Scientific Exploration

1986--99 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech): Professor of Chemistry & Science Studies

1993--99 Editor, Virginia Scholar;

1978--86 Virginia Tech: Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

1979 Founding member, Center for the Study of Science in Society

1966--78 University of Kentucky: Professor of Chemistry (Associate Professor, 1966-69)

1974 summer, Rikagaku Kenkyusho (Tokyo): Visiting Professor

1972--73, The University of Southampton: Visiting Professor

1965--66 University of Michigan: Visiting Scientist, Department of Chemistry

1958--65 University of Sydney: Lecturer to Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Books: Dogmatism in Science and Medicine: How Dominant Theories Monopolize Research and Stifle the Search for Truth, McFarland, 2012 The Origin, Persistence and Failings of HIV/AIDS Theory, McFarland, 2007 Science or Pseudoscience: Magnetic Healing, Psychic Phenomena, and Other Heterodoxies, University of Illinois Press 2001; paperback ed. 2004 Fatal Attractions: The Troubles with Science, Paraview Press 2001 Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method, University of Illinois Press 1992; 2nd printing 1992, paperback 1994; in Cassette Book format, RC 35437, 1992; returned to print, 2005 To Rise Above Principle: The Memoirs of an Unreconstructed Dean, University of Illinois Press 1988 (under nom-de-plume ‘Josef Martin’) The Enigma of Loch Ness: Making Sense of a Mystery, University of Illinois Press 1986, 2nd printing 1987, paperback ed. with revisions, 1988; U.K. edition, Johnston & Bacon 1991; in Cassette Book format, RC 25592, narrated by Richard Dorf, 1988 Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy, University of Illinois Press 1984; paperback ed. 1999 Instrumental Analysis (with Gary D. Christian & James E. O’Reilly, eds.), Boston etc.: Allyn & Bacon 1978; Italian edition (Analisi Strumentale), Padua: Piccin Nuova Libraria 1985 Electrodics--Modern Ideas Concerning Electrode Reactions, Stuttgart: Georg Thieme 1972; Japanese translation by Reita Tamamushi & Gen P. Sato, Tokyo Kagaku Dozin 1976 Alternating Current Polarography and Tensammetry (with B. Breyer), vol.13 of Chemical Analysis, P. J. Elving & I. M. Kolthoff, eds., New York & London: Interscience 1963 Full vita at

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