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Barry Alan Van Deman

Barry Alan Van Deman, museum administrator. Member American Association Museum, National Science Teachers Association (Exemplary Elementary Teaching award 1976), Council for Elementary Science International (president 1985-1986, Outstanding Service award 1981).

Background

  • Deman, Barry Alan Van was born on May 5, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank B. and Arlene Van Deman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lewis College, 1972. Master of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, 1978.

    Career

    • Teacher St. John School, Winfield, Illinois, 1972-1979. Instructor Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1979-1981. Coordinator instruction Summit Hill Public Schools, Frankfort, Illinois, 1981-1983.

      Director science and education Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 1983—1990. Director International Museum Surgical Science, 1990—1996. Vice president programs and science Orlando Science Center, Florida.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Museum of Life and Science, Durham, North Carolina, since 2004. Consultant Harcourt Brace and Company, Orlando, Florida, Chicago Botanic Garden, Journal Films, Chicago.

    Works

    • Author: Science Anytime, 1995, Nuts & Bolts, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum, National Science Teachers Association (Exemplary Elementary Teaching award 1976), Council for Elementary Science International (president 1985-1986, Outstanding Service award 1981).

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, photography.

    Connections

    • father: Frank B.
    • mother: Arlene Van Deman
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    Born March 5, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Lewis College
    • 1978
      No. Illinois University
    • 1972 - 1979
      Teacher, St. John School
      Winfield, Illinois, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      instructor, Northern Illinois University
      Dekalb, Illinois, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      coordinator, instruction Summit Hill Public Schools
      Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
    • 1983 - 1990
      director, science and education Museum Science and Industry
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1996
      director, International Museum Surgical Science
    • 2004
      president, Museum of Life and Science
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 2004
      Chief Executive Officer, Museum of Life and Science
      Durham, United Kingdom
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