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Joe Bernard Black

Joe Bernard Black, American biology educator, researcher. Cooperative fellow National Science Foundation, Tulane University, 1962. Member National Association Advisers for Health Professions, National Geographic Society, International Association Astabiologists, Association Southeastern Biologists, Southwestern Association Naturalist, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, Biological Society of Washington.

Background

  • Black, Joe Bernard was born on November 1, 1933 in Noxapater, Mississippi, United States. Son of Otis Harvey and Sarah Elizabeth (Kilpatrick) Black.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Mississippi College, 1955. Master of Science in Zoology, Tulane University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, Tulane University, 1964.

    Career

    • Assistant professor biology Louisiana College, Pineville, 1957-1960, Mississippi College, Clinton, 1962-1964. Associate professor McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1964-1977. Professor Louisiana College, Pineville, since 1977.

    Works

    • Author: (lab manual) Introduction of Zoology in Laboratory, 1972. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Government is appointed by God as His servant to encourage good and restrain evil to the end that all people are blessed and His people are enabled to live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Christian faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    It is good for Christians with differing approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue through how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Member National Association Advisers for Health Professions, National Geographic Society, International Association Astabiologists, Association Southeastern Biologists, Southwestern Association Naturalist, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, Biological Society of Washington.

    Personality

    Interests

    Research, field collecting, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Elizabeth Fulton, November 26, 1955. 1 child, Ruth Anne Black Collins.
    • father: Otis Harvey Black
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Kilpatrick) Black
    • spouse: Marilyn Elizabeth Fulton
    • child: Ruth Anne Black Collins Black
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    Nationality
    • 1955
      Mississippi College
    • 1957
      Tulane University
    • 1964
      Tulane University
    • 1957 - 1960
      Assistant, professor biology Louisiana College
      Pineville, Missouri, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      Assistant, professor biology Louisiana College
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1964 - 1977
      associate, professor McNeese State University
      Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
    • 1977
      professor, Louisiana College
      Pineville, Missouri, United States

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