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Harlee Sue Strauss

Harlee Sue Strauss, American environmentalist, consultant.

Background

  • Strauss, Harlee Sue was born on June 19, 1950 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Robert Lemuel and Helene (Marcus) Strauss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Smith College, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1979.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow department biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1979-1981. Congressional science fellow United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1981-1983. Special assistant American Chemical Society, 1983-1984.

      Special consultant Environmental Corporation, 1984-1985. Research associate Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1985-1986, research affiliate, 1986-1992. Senior associate Gradient Corporation, 1986-1988.

      President H. Strauss Associates, Inc., Natick, Massachusetts, since 1988. Executive director Silent Spring Institute, Inc., 1994-1995. Adjunct associate professor School Public Health, Boston University, 1990-1994.

      Lecturer School Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, 1988-1995. Member steering committee Boston Risk Assessment Group, 1986-1995.

    Works

    • Co-editor, author Risk Assessment in Genetic Engineering, 1991. Author: Biotechnology Regulations, 1986, book chapters in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Active Institutional Biosafety Committee, Army Research Laboratory, Natick, 1989—1994, Army Science Board, 1994—2001. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Association for Women in Science (chairman committee New England chapter 1986-1988, co-chairman legislation committee 1985-1993), Biophysics Society (chairman committee 1983-1984, Congressional Science fellow 1981-1983), Society for Risk Analysis (president New England chapter 1991-1992, president-elect 1995-2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, hiking.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Lemuel Strauss
    • mother: Helene (Marcus) Strauss
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    Born June 19, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Smith College
    • 1979
      University Wisconsin
    • 1979 - 1981
      Postdoctoral fellow, department biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      congressional science fellow, United States House of Representatives
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      special assistant, American Chemical Society
    • 1984 - 1985
      special consultant, Environmental Corporation
    • 1985 - 1986
      research associate, Center for Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1986 - 1992
      research associate, Center for Technology
    • 1986 - 1988
      senior, associate Gradient Corporation
    • 1988
      president, H. Strauss Associates
      Natick, Massachusetts, United States
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