1979. During the Carter administration, from 1974 to 1977, she served as science consultant for the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. She was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Human Rights from 1984 to 1987.
Goldhaber has continued to be involved in academic activities. From 1983 to 1988 she was a visiting scholar for the National Advisory Committee on Sciences, Technology, and Society. She has also been an adjunct faculty member. She was at Cornell University from 1980 to 1982 and has been at Johns Hopkins since then.
Dr. Goldhaber has long advocated an expanded role for women in the natural sciences. In 1979 she was a founding member of Brookhaven's Women in Science. She has also been a member of the Committee on Education and Employment of Women in Science and Engineering since 1978, as well as a member of the forum committee of the Committee on Problems of Women in Physics, 1971-1972. In 1978 she became a member of the Committee for the Education and Employment of Women in Science and Engineering of the National Research Council Committee on Human Resources and continued until 1983. In honor of her life and work, the Brookhaven National Laboratory awarded the first Gertrude S. Goldhaber Prize in Physics, which was sponsored by Brookhaven's Women in Science project in 1992. In 1984 and 1985 she toured eight U.S. colleges on behalf of Phi Beta Kappa, talking about her own work and the role of women in science. She frequently speaks on the problems faced by women scientists, particularly relating to pay inequity, layoffs, and balancing family life with professional responsibilities.
Her leisure-time interests include the history of science, tennis, swimming, hiking, literature, and art as well as the latest results in neuroen- docrinology. She currently lives near Brookhaven in Bayport, New York.
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