David Z. Albert

Physicist, Philosopher

David Albert is the Frederick E. Woodbridge Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and a physicist who explores quantum mechanics. He is world-renowned for his insights into philosophical questions about the nature of time, space, and other problems of modern physics. He is the author of Quantum Mechanics and Experience, Time and Chance, and After Physics. Albert holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Rockefeller University and has held professorships at Columbia University, Tel Aviv University, and the University of South Carolina. He’s also worked as a visiting professor at Harvard University and Princeton University.