George P. Richardson

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

University at Albany, State University of New York

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George P. Richardson is Professor Emeritus of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Informatics at the University at Albany. He is the author of more than fifty articles on theory and applications of system dynamics modeling, and three books: Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling with DYNAMO (1981) and Feedback Thought in Social Science and Systems Theory (1991, 1999), both of which were honored with the System Dynamics Society’s Jay W. Forrester Award, and the edited two-volume collection Modeling for Management: Simulation in Support of Systems Thinking (1996). In 1985, he founded the System Dynamics Review and later served for seven years as its Executive Editor.

Professor Richardson has been honored with awards from the University at Albany and the State University of New York for Excellence in Teaching (2003) and Excellence in Academic Service (2010). In 2011, the System Dynamics Society recognized him with its award for Outstanding Service for his contributions to the Society and the field. In 2013 he was honored with the Rockefeller College Distinguished Service Award.