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Joel Harris Ostroff

Joel Harris Ostroff, American biology educator, consultant. Recipient Award of Merit Environmental Education Department of Education Florida, 1995., Award of Distinction, 1997, Recycling award Keep Florida Beautiful, 1995, 97, 98.

Background

  • Ostroff, Joel Harris was born on March 9, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Martin and Mary Ruth (McLaughlin) Ostroff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Guilford College, 1965. Master of Science, St. Louis University, 1967. Postgraduate, Florida Institute of Technology, 1981.

    Career

    • Teacher Deland (Florida) High School, 1967-1968. Associate professor Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Florida, 1968-1999. Instructor, researcher Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, 1969-1978.

      Microbiologist Terry Corporation, 1989. Professor Southwestern Community College, Sylva, North Carolina, since 1999. Adjunct professor Rollins College, Rockledge, Florida, 1981-1991, University Center Florida, Orlando, since 1991.

      Consultant ecologist OIKOS Environmental Consultant, Melbourne, since 1975.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: conchology, hiking, cross stitching, American-Indian lore, folk music.

    Works

    • Co-editor: Life, Service and Communities, 1999.

    Membership

    Volunteer emergency medical technician Harbor City Volunteer Ambulance Squad, Melbourne, 1973-1993. Cubmaster Pack 197 Boy Scouts American, Melbourne Beach, Florida, 1979-1980, assistant scoutmaster Troop 195, Indian Harbor Beach, Florida, 1981. Member American Society Microbiology, Anaerobe Society of America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: conchology, hiking, cross stitching, American-Indian lore, folk music.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Barbara Jane Albright, June 7, 1964. Children: Niccole Mari, Justin Scott.
    • father: Martin Ostroff
    • mother: Mary Ruth (McLaughlin) Ostroff
    • spouse: Linda Barbara Jane Albright
    • children: Niccole Mari Ostroff
    • Justin Scott Ostroff
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    Born March 9, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Guilford College
    • 1967
      St. Louis University
    • 1981
      Florida Institute of Technology
    • 1967 - 1968
      Teacher, Deland (Florida) High School
    • 1968 - 1999
      associate, professor Brevard Community College
      Cocoa, Florida, United States
    • 1969 - 1978
      instructor, Florida Institute of Technology
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1969 - 1978
      researcher, Florida Institute of Technology
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1989
      microbiologist, Terry Corporation
    • 1999
      professor, Southwestern Community College
      Sylva, North Carolina, United States
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