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Ellen Maring Benedict

biology educator

Ellen Maring Benedict, American biology educator. Recipient Conservation award Northwest Caving Association, Nelson Brit College, 1980, State Appreciation award Bureau of Land Management, Portland, 1981, Robert K. Potter award Oregon Wilderness Coalition, 1981.

Background

Benedict, Ellen Maring was born on August 28, 1931 in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

Education

Student, University Oregon, 1951. Bachelor of Science, Portland State College, 1965. Master of Science, Portland State University, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, Portland State University, 1978.

Career

Instructor Portland State University, 1969-1972. Ecologist Bureau of Lang Management, Burns, Oregon, 1980. Teacher Malheur Field Station, from 1990.

Part-time instructor Malheur Field Station, Princeton, Oregon, since 1974. Adjunct professor biology Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, 1980-1988. Scientist Oregon Governor's Natural Heritage Advisory Council, Selam, 1983-1987.

Works

  • Editor North American Biospeleology newsletter, 1981-1985. Author scientific papers in field, 1971-1986.

Membership

Fellow American Speleological Society (national convention chairman 1982). Member American Arachnology Society, Cave Research Foundation, National Geneal Society (national program chairman Conference of States 1991), Daughters of the American Revolution (Oregon registrar 1988-1990, state vice regent 1990-1992, state regent 1992-1994), Genealogical Forum Oregon (vice president 1987-1991), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, natural history, genealogy.

Connections

Daughter of Charles Lester and Zoe Z (Patterson) Stephens. Married Benjamin Albert Benedict, June 17, 1951. Children: Mark, Earl, Lyle, Alice, Alan.

father:
Charles Lester Zoe

mother:
Zoe

spouse:
Benjamin Albert Benedict

children:
Mark Benedict

Earl Benedict

Lyle Benedict

Alice Benedict

Alan Benedict