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Thomas Henry Krakauer

Thomas Henry Krakauer, museum director emeritus. Named Conservation Educator of Year Virginia Wildlife Federation, 1978, Professional Service award North Carolina Museum Council, 1998.

Background

  • Krakauer, Thomas Henry was born on September 6, 1942 in Buffalo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Rochester, 1964. Master of Science, University Miami, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant professor biology Hollins College, Hollins College, Virginia, 1970-1974. Natural science chairman Science Museum Virginia, Richmond, 1974. Senior resident associate biology Hollins College, 1976-1985.

      Executive director Science Museum Association of Roanoke (Virginia) Valley, 1976-1985, North Carolina Museum Life and Science, Durham, 1985—2003. Adjunct assistan professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1973.

    Membership

    Board directors Association Science-Technology Centers, Triangle Land Conservancy. Board directors, president Grassroots Science Museum. Fellow: Association Science-Technology Centers.

    Member: American Association Museum, Virginia Association Museum (past president), Association Science-Technology Centers (vice president 1987, 1995, Lifetime Achievement award 2001).

    Connections

    • Married Janet MacColl, December 20, 1968. 1 child, Alan Henry.
    • spouse: Janet MacColl
    • child: Alan Henry Krakauer
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    Born September 6, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Rochester
    • 1966
      University Miami
    • 1970
      University Florida
    • 1970 - 1974
      Assistant, professor biology Hollins College
      Virginia, United States
    • 1974
      natural science chairman, Science Museum Virginia
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1985
      senior, resident associate biology Hollins College
    • 1976 - 1985
      executive, director Science Museum Association of Roanoke (Virginia) Valley
    • 1985 - 2003
      executive, director Science Museum Association of Roanoke (Virginia) Valley
      Durham, United Kingdom