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Rafael Yalkovsky

Rafael Yalkovsky, American science writer. 9 National Science Foundation grants, Woods Hole Ocean Institute grantee, 1959.


  • Yalkovsky, Rafael was born on October 11, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Vertebrae Paleontology, University Chicago, 1946. Master of Science in Marine Geology, University Chicago, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1956.


    • Associate engineer Crane Company, 1955-1956. Assistant professor marine geology University Montana, 1956-1961. Professor geology and oceanography State University of New York, Buffalo, 1961-1983.

      Science reporter Station WBFO-FM, 1975-1978. Visiting scholar Institute Marine Studies, University Washington, 1974, University London Law School, 1975.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Several television appearances.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    With United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations, Atlantic Theatre Operations. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences (life). Member American Geophysical Union (life), United States Naval Institute (life), National Association Geology Teachers, National Association Science Writers, International Science Writers Association, Sigma Xi (president State University of New York-Buffalo chapter 1970-1972).



    Sailing, music, travel.

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    Born October 11, 1917
    • 1946
      University Chicago
    • 1955
      University Chicago
    • 1956
      University Chicago
    • 1955 - 1956
      Associate, engineer Crane Company
    • 1956 - 1961
      assistant, professor marine geology University Montana
    • 1961 - 1983
      professor, geology and oceanography State University of New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States