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Edward Arthur Steinhaus

educator , scientist

Edward Arthur Steinhaus, American scientist, educator.


Steinhaus, Edward Arthur was born on November 7, 1914 in Max, North Dakota, United States. Son of Arthur Alfred and Alice (Rhinehart) Steinhaus.


Bachelor of Science, North Dakota State University, 1936, Doctor of Science, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy., Ohio State University, 1939.


Assistant bacteriology Ohio State University, 1936-1939. Muellhaupt scholar, 1939-1940. Assistant bacteriologist Rocky Mountain Laboratory, United States Public Health Service, 1940-1941, associate bacteriologist, 1942-1944.

Assistant professor bacteriology and insect pathology University of California, Berkeley 1944-1949, insect pathologist Experiment Station, 1945-1963, organizer, director Laboratory Insect Pathology, 1945-1960, associate professor insect pathology, 1949-1954, professor, 1954-1963, vice department chairman biological control, 1957-1958, chairman of department insect pathological, 1960-1963, professor, dean biological science, University of California Irvine, California, 1963-1968, director Center Pathobiology, 1968-1969.


  • Editors, Society American Bacteriologists, Society General Microbiology, American Society Protozoologists, American Institute Biological Sciences (governing board), Society Science and Technology, India, Entomological Society Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Sigma Xi.


Member United States Army Bullis Fever Commission, 1943-1944. Member International Committee Comparative Pathology, 1965-1969. Member NAS-National Research Council Committee Comparative Pathology, 1963-1969.

Fellow Entomological Society America (president 1962-1963, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Microbiology. Member National Academy Sciences, Society Invertebrate Pathology (president 1967-1968), Society Experimental Pathology, Council of Biological. Member editorial board Journal Economics Entomology, Virology, U.C. Entomology Series.


Married Mabry Clark, June 14, 1940. Children: Margaret, Timothy Clark, Cynthia Alice.

Arthur Alfred Steinhaus

Alice (Rhinehart) Steinhaus

Mabry Clark

Margaret Steinhaus

Timothy Clark Steinhaus

Cynthia Alice Steinhaus