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Sandra Kathryn Steingraber

Sandra Kathryn Steingraber, American biologist, ecologist, writer. Public speaker Women's Community Cancer Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1993. Member of American Public Health Association, Radcliffe Fellows Society, National Writers' Union, Associated Writing Programs, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Steingraber, Sandra Kathryn was born on August 27, 1959 in Champaign, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Wilbur Francis and Kathryn Marie (Maurer) Steingraber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1981. Master of Science, Illinois State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1989.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Illinois Wesleyan University, 2001.

    Career

    • Professor biology Columbia College, Chicago, 1990-1993. Visiting scholar Northeastern University, Boston, since 1994. Visiting assistant professor Center for the Environment, Cornell University, 1999-2003.

      Distinguished visiting scholar interdisciplinary studies Ithaca College, since 2003.

    Works

    Membership

    Public speaker Women's Community Cancer Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1993. Member of American Public Health Association, Radcliffe Fellows Society, National Writers' Union, Associated Writing Programs, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking and backpacking, running, literature.

    Connections

    • Married Brian Wayne Burt, May 21, 1982 (divorced September 1994). Married Jeffrey Peter de Castro, October 18, 1996. Children: Faith Kathryn, Elijah Jeffrey.
    • father: Wilbur Francis Steingraber
    • mother: Kathryn Marie (Maurer) Steingraber
    • spouses: Brian Wayne Burt
    • Jeffrey Peter de Castro
    • children: Faith Kathryn Steingraber
    • Elijah Jeffrey Steingraber
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    Born August 27, 1959
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Illinois Wesleyan University
    • 1982
      Illinois State University
    • 1989
      University Michigan
    • 2001
      Illinois Wesleyan University
    • 1990 - 1993
      Professor, biology Columbia College
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1994
      visiting scholar, Northeastern University
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States