Activists & Supporters

Dr. Jack Minker

Dr. Jack Minker

Dr. Jack Minker became Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland in 1971. Since 1973, he has served as Computer Science Vice-Chair of the Committee of Concerned Scientists. In addition, he acted as Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights of the Association for Computing Machinery (1980-1989). In 2012, Minker published Scientific Freedom and Human Rights: Scientists of Conscience During the Cold War.

Read Jack Minker’s memoir from the Soviet Jewry Archival Collection.