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John David Cowlishaw

John David Cowlishaw, American biology educator. Member Sigma Xi.


  • Cowlishaw, John David was born on September 10, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of George Eaton and Margaret May (Klaasse) Cowlishaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Michigan, 1960. Master of Science, University Michigan, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Pennsylvania State University, 1968.


    • Assistant engineer Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Baltimore, 1961—1963. Instructor physics Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1963—1965. Assistant professor biological science Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, 1968—1975, associate professor, since 1975, chairman, department biological science, 2002—2004.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Sigma Xi.



    Aviation, Barbershop singing.


    • Children: Andrew, Leslie, Philip.
    • father: George Eaton Cowlishaw
    • mother: Margaret May (Klaasse) Cowlishaw
    • children: Andrew Cowlishaw
    • Leslie Cowlishaw
    • Philip Cowlishaw
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    Born September 10, 1938
    • 1960
      University Michigan
    • 1961
      University Michigan
    • 1968
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1961 - 1963
      Assistant, engineer Westinghouse Electric Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      instructor, physics Westminster College
      New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1975
      assistant, professor biological science Oakland University
      Rochester, New York, United States