Raymond Wilson

Raymond Wilson, Ph.D.

Emeritus Associate Professor of Physics

In addition to teaching about nuclear war issues for 47 years, Professor Wilson has been a somewhat regular visiting scholar to a Hiroshima University which lost 352 women students and 20 faculty and staff on August 6, 1945. With Akiko Wilson he is co-director of the Hiroshima Panorama Project in the United States.  Wilson guides an annual workshop at IWU, "Hiroshima and Nagasaki for College Teachers."  He is the author of the 1995 book, Fourier Series and Optical Transform Techniques in Contemporary Optics: An Introduction,  published by John Wiley and Sons. Each May Term he teaches Physics 239, "Problems of Nuclear Disarmament." He is associated with the Atomic Bomb Museum Web site Home Page:   http://www.iwu.edu/~rwilson/

The IWU Magazine (Winter 2005) has a highly readable article "Nuclear Options" by Nancy Steele Brokaw '71  that presents Professor Wilson's work in this area.:  http://www.iwu.edu/iwunews/magazine/pastissues/Winter_2005/nuclear_winter05.shtml

Hiroshima Panoramas:   http://www.iwu.edu/~rwilson/hiroshima/

"Hiroshima and Nagasaki for College Teachers"
        June 25-29, 2007 Workshop at

Peace: A New Way of Thinking about Achieving and Preserving It (pdf document)

Atomic Bomb Museum Web site