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Science educator

David William Norton, American science educator. Co-founder, board directors Friends of the University Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, 1981-1990. Member Sigma Xi.

Background

Norton, David William was born on March 4, 1944 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Bunnell and Mildred Elsie (Smith) Norton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Harvard University, 1967. Master of Science in Zoology, University Alaska, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoophysiology, University Alaska, 1973.

Career

Visiting assistant professor ecology, Boston University, 1973; staff ecologist, Dames & Moore, Fairbanks, Alaska., 1973-1974; habitat biologist IV, Alaska Department Fish and Game, Fairbanks, 1974-1975; research management officer, Governor Alaska, Fairbanks, 1975-1982; instructor, academic coordinator Rural Alaska Honors Institute, Governor Alaska, Fairbanks, 1984-1990; executive secretary, Arctic Institute North America, Fairbanks, 1987-1991; associate professor natural science, Arctic Sivunmun Ilisagvik College, Barrow, Alaska., since 1990. Board directors Amiq Institute, St. Paul, Alaska, since 1991, Trustees for Alaska, Anchorage, 1987-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor to various professional publication. Member editorial board Arctic, journal of Artic Institute North America, 1988-1991.

Membership

Co-founder, board directors Friends of the University Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, 1981-1990. Member Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: taxidermy, boating, paleontology, fishing.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Chalmers. June 7, 1967; children: Kerry Lynn, Roger Fred, Gail Elaine.

father:
William Bunnell Norton

mother:
Mildred Elsie (Smith) Norton

spouse:
Carol Ann Chalmers. June 7

child:
Gail Elaine Norton

child:
Roger Fred Norton

child:
Kerry Lynn Norton