N.J. Slabbert
July 28, 2015

N.J. Slabbert, ArMel Scientifics Center for Technology & Public Policy Resident Writer and Center Scholar in Intellectual History, has been honored by the US Government for intellectual and creative abilities that serve the public interest. ​His ​​areas of study ​​include the evolution of science and technology, Internet studies, public policy, ​economic ​history​,​ and global affairs. He is co-author, with Aris Melissaratos, of Innovation, the Key to Prosperity: Technology & America’s Role in the 21st Century Global Economy​, a survey of US technological history introduced by Dr Rita Colwell, 11th Director of the US National Science Foundation. His writing has been published by the Harvard International Review, The Washington Post and numerous others. He is cited in multiple reports of the US National Academy of Sciences and other academic works, and his writing has been prescribed as classroom reading under the auspices of the American Association of Colleges and Universities. He has ​been a writer for The New York Times Group​,​ and senior editor​ and staff writer for the Reader’s Digest Association, publishers of the world’s largest paid-circulation magazine a​s well as of the Reader’s Digest Condensed Books / Select Editions series of bestsellers. ​He has degrees in science and philosophy.

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