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Barbara Yost Stewart

Barbara Yost Stewart, American biology educator. Recipient College of Science Teaching award O'Haus-NSTA, 1987, Course Development award Sloan Foundation, 1988, Research Collaboration award Pew Science Program, 1989. Member National Science Teachers Association, Sigma Xi.


  • Stewart, Barbara Yost was born on October 12, 1932 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Russell Raymond and Ruth Elizabeth (Dorworth) Y.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1954. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1975.


    • Lecturer Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College, 1975-1985, assistant professor, 1985-1986, associate professor biology, since 1986, associate chair department biology, since 1985. Member editorial review board Journal College of Science Teaching, 1990-1993. Chair Pew Science Program, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991.

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    Member National Science Teachers Association, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Robert Ogden Stewart, July 24, 1954 (divorced August 1989). Children: Russell R., Douglas W. Married Robert Silmon Chase, June 28, 1991.
    • father: Russell Raymond Y.
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Dorworth) Y.
    • spouses: Robert Ogden Stewart
    • Robert Silmon Chase
    • children: Russell R. Stewart
    • Douglas W. Stewart
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    • 1954
      Swarthmore College
    • 1972
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1975
      Bryn Mawr College