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John Charles Markham

John Charles Markham, American biologist. Certified teacher, Oregon. Recipient scholarship Stanford University, 1963-1964, A.P. Giannini Foundation scholarship, 1964-1965; Fulbright scholar, 1967-1968; research grantee National Science Foundation, 1976-1979, Christensen Research Foundation, 1989, Government of France, 1991; Robert E. Maytag fellow University Miami, 1968-1971, Exxon Corporation fellow, 1975.


  • Markham, John Charles was born on April 2, 1943 in Hood River, Oregon, United States. Son of Wilbur A. and Mamie L. (Graybill) Markham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 1965. Master of Arts in Biological Oceanography, Oregon State University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Biology, University Miami, 1974.


    • Research associate Bermuda Biological Station for Research, St. Georges, 1974-1979. Researcher Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo, Puerto Morelos, Mexico, 1986-1987. Director Arch Cape (Oregon) Marine Laboratory, since 1979.

      Courtesy research professor Oregon State University, Corvallis, since 1985. Researcher systematics and distribution of Isopoda Bopyridae.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Oregon.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Advisor Haystack Rock Awareness Program, Cannon Beach, Oregon, since 1985. Member Crustacean Society, Southern California Academy of Sciences (life), Biological Society Washington.



    Scuba diving, travel, photography.


    • father: Wilbur A. Markham
    • mother: Mamie L. (Graybill) Markham
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    Born April 2, 1943
    (age 74)
    • 1965
      Stanford University
    • 1967
      Oregon State University
    • 1974
      University Miami
    • 1974 - 1979
      Research associate, Bermuda Biological Station for Research
    • 1979
      director, Arch Cape (Oregon) Marine Laboratory
    • 1986 - 1987
      researcher, Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo
      Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico