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Alvin Silverstein

Alvin Silverstein, American biology educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Authors Guild.

Background

  • Silverstein, Alvin was born on December 30, 1933 in New York City. Son of Edward and Fannie (Wittlin) Silverstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1955. Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant instructor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1956-1958. Science teacher Junior High School 60, New York City, 1959. Instructor Staten Island Community College, 1959-1963, assistant professor, 1963-1966, associate professor, 1966-1970, professor, 1970-1978.

      Chairman, professor College Staten Island, City University of New York, 1978-1979, professor, since 1979.

    Works

    • Author: The Biological Sciences, 1974, Human Anatomy and Physiology, 1980, second edition, 1983. Co-author numerous books in field.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Authors Guild.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, jogging, drawing, painting.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Barbara Opshelor, April 3, 1937. Children: Robert Alan, Glenn Evan, Carrie Lee, Sharon Leslie, Laura Donna Nunn, Kevin Andrew.
    • father: Edward Silverstein
    • mother: Fannie (Wittlin) Silverstein
    • spouse: Virginia Barbara Opshelor
    • children: Robert Alan Silverstein
    • Glenn Evan Silverstein
    • Carrie Lee Silverstein
    • Sharon Leslie Silverstein
    • Laura Donna Nunn Silverstein
    • Kevin Andrew Silverstein
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    Born December 30, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1955
      Brooklyn College
    • 1959
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1963
      New York University
    • 1956 - 1958
      Assistant, instructor University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1959
      science teacher, Junior High School 60
    • 1978 - 1979
      chairman, College Staten Island
    • 1978 - 1979
      professor, College Staten Island
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