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educator , researcher

Janice Ruth Vogel Tappan, American animal behavior researcher, secondary school educator. California Arts Council folklore grantee, 1989-1990.

Background

Tappan, Janice Ruth Vogel was born on March 13, 1948 in Pasadena. Daughter of Robert Samuel and Etta (Berry) Vogel.

Education

Bachelor in Anthropology, University California, Berkeley, 1970.

Career

Research assistant Los Angeles Zoo, 1982—2003. Owner Fiddlers Crossing, Pasadena, 1989—2002. Teacher Mountain View Elementary School, Los Angeles, since 2003.

Membership

Member Scottish Fiddling Revival (vice president since 1986, judge fiddling since 1989), Scottish Fiddlers of California (vice president since 1986), California Traditional Music Society (development director 1990-1994, vice president since 1994), Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles (music director since 1990), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married David Stanton Tappan IV, December 20, 1970 (divorced March 20, 2001). Children: Stacey, Christina, Danny.

father:
Robert Samuel Vogel

mother:
Etta (Berry) Vogel

spouse:
David Stanton Tappan IV

children:
Stacey Tappan

Christina Tappan

Danny Tappan