William R. Cullen

FCIC
University of British Columbia
2014

William R. Cullen received a PhD from Cambridge University in 1959. He joined the Department of Chemistry at University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1958. He was promoted to professor in 1969 and received the CSC Noranda Award in 1974. In 1998, he became professor emeritus at UBC and adjunct professor at the Royal Military College of Canada in 2000. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. His research has focused on the chemistry of arsenic with increasing emphasis on biological and environmental problems.  Cullen's book Arsenic An Aphrodisiac: The Sociochemistry of qn Element was published by the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2008