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Biology educator

Geneva Lance Shaw was American biology educator. Recipient National Science Foundation fellowship University Virginia, Mountain Lake, Virginia, 1954, Labor Foundation Research award, Lawrence, Kansas, 1975, Postdoctoral Research award National Institutes of Health, Amherst, 1980, Burroughs-Wellcome Scholarship award, Brevard, 1994, Stanback fellowship, Brevard, 1997.


Shaw, Geneva Lance was born on February 28, 1933 in Campobello, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of William Earl and Beaufort (Fowler) Lance.


Bachelor, Winthrop College. Master of Science, University Tennessee. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas.


Graduate assistant University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1954-1956. Research assistant University Kansas, Lawrence, 1956-1957, 65-72, teaching assistant, 1964-1965, postdoctoral research associate, 1972-1974, 75-76. Assistant professor Tongaloo College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1978-1979, Washburn University, Topeka, 1979-1980.

Postdoctoral fellow University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1980-1981. Assistant professor Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri, 1981-1982, Cleveland College, Kansas City, 1982-1986, Brevard (North Carolina) College, 1989-1996, associate professor, 1996-1999. Retired, 1999

Visiting assistant professor University Kansas, 1974-1975.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, hiking, square dancing, farming.


Married Edward Irwin Shaw, June 2, 1956. Children: Jennifer Reese, Daniel Lance, Sandra Jean.

William Earl Lance

Beaufort (Fowler) Lance

Edward Irwin Shaw

Jennifer Reese Shaw

Daniel Lance Shaw

Sandra Jean Shaw