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Biology educator

Anna Chao Pai, American biology educator.

Background

Pai, Anna Chao was born on January 27, 1935 in Beijing. Came to the United States, 1938. Daughter of Shih Hui and Huai Tung (Chang) Chao.

Education

Bachelor, Sweet Briar College, 1957. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Yeshiva University, 1964.

Career

Teacher Moravian Seminary for Girls, Green Pond, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960. Instructor Albert Einstein College Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, 1964-1965. Assistant professor biology Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1969-1978, associate professor, 1978-1985, professor, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Foundations of Genetics, l975, second edition, l985. Co-author: Genetics, l980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Livingston (New Jersey) Green Streaks, l972-82. Secretary Livingston Chinese Association, l974-75. Board overseers Sweet Briar College, l984—.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Development Biological Society, American Institute Biological Sciences, National Association Biology Teachers, New Jersey Academy of Sciences, American Women in Science, Northern New Jersey Sweet Briar Alumnae Club (vice president, president l970-72), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bonsai, sports, reading, photography.

Connections

Married David H. Pai, August 29, 1959. Children: Benjamin, Michael.

father:
Shih Hui Chao

mother:
Huai Tung (Chang) Chao

spouse:
David H. Pai

child:
Benjamin Pai

child:
Michael Pai