Kimura, Doreen 1933–

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Kimura, Doreen 1933–

PERSONAL:

Born February 15, 1933, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; children: Charlotte Vanderwolf. Ethnicity: "White." Education: McGill University, B.A., 1956, M.A., 1957, Ph.D., 1961.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada; fax: 604-291-3427. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, professor, 1967-98, consultant in neuropsychology to university hospital, 1975-83, member of university senate, 1995-97; Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, visiting professor, 1998—.

MEMBER:

Royal Society of Canada (fellow), Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, Society for Neuroscience, Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (past president).

AWARDS, HONORS:

LL.D. from Simon Fraser University, 1993, and Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1999; Nora and Ted Sterling Prize, Simon Fraser University, 2000; Furedy Academic Freedom Award, Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship, 2002; D.O. Hebb Award, Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, 2005; Kistler Prize, Foundation for the Future, Bellevue, WA, 2006.

WRITINGS:

(Editor and author of introduction) Speech and Language, Birkhauser Boston (Cambridge, MA), 1989.

Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1993.

Sex and Cognition, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1999.

Dissenting Opinions, 3 Wolves Press (Ioco, British Columbia, Canada), 2002.

Contributor of more than one hundred articles to professional journals.

Kimura's book on sex and cognition has been translated into French, Japanese, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Simon Fraser University Web site,http://www.sfu.ca/ (September 13, 2007), "Doreen Kimura."