History of Daniel Aalberts

Professor, Williams College, 2009-present
Associate Professor, Williams College, 2003-2009
Assistant Professor, Williams College, 1997-2003
Visitor, Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University, Fall 2000
Fellow, Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University, 1996-1997
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Leiden, 1994-1996
Teaching Assistant, MIT, Spring 1994
Recitation Instructor, MIT, January 1991, 1992, 1993
Graduate Resident Tutor, MIT, 1990-1994
Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Summer 1989, 1990
Marketing Support Assistant, IBM, Summer&January 1985-1988
Ph.D. in Theoretical Statistical Physics, MIT, 1989-1994
S.B. in Physics, MIT, 1985-1989
Jefferson Senior High, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1982-1985 (valedictorian)
Taft Junior High, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1979-1982
EXPO program, Squaw Creek Elementary, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1977-1979
Family School (or "Enterprise"), Tyler Elementary, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1973-1977
Family School, Truman Elementary Annex, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1972-1973
Geographical History
1997-: Williamstown, Massachusetts
1996-1997: New York, New York
1994-1996: Leiden, The Netherlands
1985-1994: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Summers 1990, 1991: Livermore, California
1969-1985: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Birth (9 Oct 1966)-1969: Lennox, South Dakota
Artistic History
Sister City Jazz Ambassadors, 2007-
Flatbed Jazz Band, 2003-
Dichterliebe with pianist Lâle Feridunoglu, 2 April 2003
Gershwin program with Jane Jenkins (piano) and Cindy Johnson (soprano), 13 March 2003
Jazz Standards with pianist Irv Goss 2001-2002
Diminished Faculty, 1999-2003
With and Without, 2001-2002
Lessons with Michael Downs 1998-2000
Seven songs at Leiden University's International Center's Musical Evening
Schubert's Winterreise and Debussy selections, with Manfred Salmhofer, May 1995
Lessons with Dr. Alton Bynum 1990-1994
Swing, Jazz, Blues (with The Dave Darmofal One), December 1994
Schumann's Dichterliebe and Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel, February 1994
National Anthem Soloist for the MIT Women's Basketball home games, 1988-1994
Strange Attractors (Founder), 1989-1993
Church Choir, 1986-2000
MIT Gospel Choir, 1989-1990
MIT Logarhythms (Director, Soloist, Arranger) 1987-1989
MIT Chamber Chorus (Soloist) 1986-1987
Jefferson High School's West Side Delegation 1982-1985
Iowa All-State Chorus 1984-1985
Lessons with Tom Lippert 1983-1987
Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Danny) MIT Dramashop, March 1993
Schwartz's The Baker's Wife (Director) MIT Musical Theater Guild, Fall 1992
Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George (Asst Director) MIT MTG, Summer 1992
Kandor and Ebb's Cabaret (Chorus) MIT MTG, Winter 1992, Milkmaid award
Sondheim's Sweeney Todd (Anthony) MIT MTG, Fall 1991
Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along (Franklin Sheppard) MIT MTG, Fall 1990
Porter's Anything Goes (Chorus) MIT MTG, Spring 1990, Milkmaid award
10 high school productions --- Honor Thespian
many junior high dramatic productions and speech contests
TV: Kidsworld Announcer on the Dr. Max show
Christmas Nightengale with Cedar Rapids Community Theater
Broadway appearances
Cabaret: danced on stage with Tony Award Winner Alan Cumming, Jan 10, 1999.
Five Guys Named Moe: danced in the Conga line, March 1993.
Yoga 1999-present
Williams noon hoops 1997-present
Berkshire Triathlon ( 1:31:00 for 0.5 mi swim, 12 mi bike, 3.4 mi run)
Sunday League IM Hoops (Williams)
Hoop-it-up Rockefeller University summer basketball league
Captain, power-forward of A-league basketball team ("Magic Potion" at MIT)
B+ league volleyball (MIT, second place)
Arranged weekend hoops for graduate physics department and others
Cambridge summer league basketball
Competitive Swimming (backstroke, individual medley)
Following Iowa Basketball
Culinary History
Turkish, 2003-present
Indonesian, 1995-present
Indian, 1994-present
Chinese, 1989-present
Mexican, 1982-present
Pizza, 1977-present
Baking oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, 1975-present
Kafloey Kaflop, 1973-present
Keeping stuff from sticking to pans, 1972-present
Immediate Family
Erica Dankmeyer, beautiful wife
Leon Keith and Leon Ann Aalberts, brilliant parents
Joel Aalberts, dearest brother