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Daniel Keith Odell

Daniel Keith Odell, biologist, consultant. Research grantee United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 1978-1985, State of Florida, 1982-1987, Minerals and Management Service, 1983-1985. Assistant scoutmaster S. Florida council Boy Scouts of America, Miami, 1984-1987. Member of Florida Academy of Sciences (president-elect 2005-2006, president since 2007), Wildlife Society, American Society Mammalogists, Society Marine Mammalogy.

Background

  • Odell, Daniel Keith was born on November 16, 1945. Son of Dewitt Thornton and Lucy Mary (Kozol) Odell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with distinction, Cornell University, 1967. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1972.

    Career

    • Lecturer biology University of California at Los Angeles, 1972-1973. Assistant professor University Miami, Florida, 1973-1979, associate professor, 1979-1988. Research biologist Sea World Florida, 1987—2001.

      Senior research biologist Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, Orlando, Florida, since 2002. Adjunct professor biology University Central Florida. Consultant Government of Papua, New Guinea, 1978.

    Membership

    Assistant scoutmaster S. Florida council Boy Scouts of America, Miami, 1984-1987. Member of Florida Academy of Sciences (president-elect 2005-2006, president since 2007), Wildlife Society, American Society Mammalogists, Society Marine Mammalogy.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, canoeing, birding.

    Connections

    • Married Terry Lee Carter, August 24, 1969. Children: Jason Paul, Jessica Lynne, Nicole Elyse.
    • father: Dewitt Thornton Odell
    • mother: Lucy Mary (Kozol) Odell
    • spouse: Terry Lee Carter
    • children: Jason Paul Odell
    • Jessica Lynne Odell
    • Nicole Elyse Odell
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    Born November 16, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      Cornell University
    • 1970
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1972
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1972 - 1973
      Lecturer, biology University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1973 - 1979
      assistant, professor University Miami
      Florida, United States
    • 1987 - 2001
      research biologist Sea World Florida
    • 2002
      senior, research biologist Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
      Orlando, Florida, United States