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science educator

David Livingstone Toppen, American science educator. Recipient Development award Carnegie Corporation and InterUniv. Consortium Educational Computing, 1986; grantee Research Corporation, 1974, National Institutes of Health, 1980, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1983, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1985.

Background

Toppen, David Livingstone was born on January 11, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William J. and Gladys M. (Cottam) Toppen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1970.

Career

From assistant professor to associate professor California State University, Northridge, 1973-1979, professor, 1979-1986, university planner, 1984-1986. Vice president academy affairs Montana College Mineral Science and Technology, Butte, since 1986.

Membership

Chairman advisory council Los Angeles Unified School District, 1975-1979. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Association Computing Machinery, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Nina Alexis Klein, April 4, 1981. Children: Jason, Monica, Erica.

father:
William J. Toppen

mother:
Gladys M. (Cottam) Toppen

spouse:
Nina Alexis Klein

children:
Jason Toppen

Monica Toppen

Erica Toppen