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James Lawrence Van Tassell

researcher , biology educator

James Lawrence Van Tassell, American biology educator, researcher. National Science Foundation Marine Biology grantee, 1975-1980; Sigmi Xi research grantee, 1982; Earthwatch grantee, 1986-1995. Member American Society Ichthyology and Herpetology, Ichthyological Society Japan, Willi Hennig Society.

Background

Tassell, James Lawrence Van was born on July 31, 1945 in Amityville, New York, United States. Son of Harry H. L. and Katherine D. (Keller) V.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wagner College, 1969. Master of Arts, Adelphi University, 1975. Master of Arts, City University of New York, 1996.

Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1998.

Career

Science teacher H.F. Carey High School, Franklin Square, New York, 1969-2000. Field associate department ichthyology American Museum Natural History, New York City, since 1987. Member faculty biology department Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, since 1999.

Chair advisory committee Environmental Science Program Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1998-2000.

Membership

Member American Society Ichthyology and Herpetology, Ichthyological Society Japan, Willi Hennig Society.

Connections

father:
Harry H. L. V.

mother:
Katherine D. (Keller) V.