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Archives, History & Records Office

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Archives E-mail: slacarc[@]
RM E-mail: recordsmgt[@]
Phone: (650)926-3091
Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Persis Drell, 1955 -  

SLAC Professor and Director Emerita
James and Anna Marie Spilker Professor in the Stanford University School of Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Physics, Stanford

Professional and Biographical Information

Academic Appointments

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1983-1987
  • Department of Physics, Cornell University, 1988-2002
    • Assistant Professor of Physics, 1988-1992
    • Associate Professor of Physics, 1993-1997
    • Professor of Physics, 1998-2002
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator Center / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    • Professor, 2002-2014
    • Director, Particle Physics and Astrophysics, 2002-2007
    • Deputy Project Manager, Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope, 2004-2005
    • Deputy Director, 2005-2007
    • Director, 2007-2012
    • Director Emerita, 2012-2014
  • Dean, Stanford School of Engineering, 2014-2017
  • Provost, Stanford University, 2017- 

Honors and Awards


Lists of Persis Drell's publications can be found on inSpire HEP and Google Scholar.

Archival Materials

Persis Drell papers held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are not yet open for research.
Use this link to access descriptions of her papers in the archives of Stanford University.

Note: Some links on this page open pdf files, which require the free Acrobat Reader.

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