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John F. Meeder

John F. Meeder, American environmentalist, educator. Recipient President's award, National Audubon Society, New York City, 1988, Employee Service and Recognition award, Florifa International University, Miami, 1997, 2002, 2009; fellowship, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1980-1981, Various Professional Research grants, 1980—2006. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Meeder, John F. was born on September 20, 1948 in Girard, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John W. and Margaret P. Meeder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1971. Master of Science, University Florida, Gainesville, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, RSMAS University Miaim, Coral Gables, 1987.


    • Assistant director, ecosystem research unit National Audubon Society, Naples, Florida, 1985—1992. Research scientist, southeast environmental research center Florida International University, Miami, 1993—2006. Adjunct professor Department Environmental Science Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, since 2010.

      Co-organizer 1st and 2nd National Coastal Wetland Symposium, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Key Largo, Florida, 1992—1994. Specialist 4th class United States Army, 1972-1974.


    • Co-author: (book) The Big Cypress National Preserve. Research Report 8, National Audubon Society. Contributor chapters to books, articles to publications.


    Member of Phi Beta Kappa.


    • 1 child Zoe B.
    • father: John W.
    • mother: Margaret P. Meeder
    • child: Zoe B. Meeder
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    Born September 20, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1971
      University Miami
    • 1977
      University Florida
    • 1987
      RSMAS University Miaim
    • 1985 - 1992
      Assistant, director
      Naples, Florida, United States
    • 1993 - 2006
      research scientist, ational University
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1993 - 2006
      southeast environmental research center Florida Intern, ational University
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 2010
      adjunct professor, Department Environmental Science Allegheny College
      Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States