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Science writer

Joan Elma Rahn, American science writer. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Botanical Society of America, American Institute Biological Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Rahn, Joan Elma was born on February 5, 1929 in Cleveland. Daughter of George William and Elsie (Edna) Rahn.

Education

Bachelor of Science, We. Reserve University, 1950. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1952.

Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1956.

Career

Teaching assistant, Columbia University, New York City, 1950-1956;assistant professor, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1956-1958;associate professor, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1958-1959;instructor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1959-1960;instructor, International School American, Columbus, 1960-1961;assistant professor, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1961-1967;freelance science writer, Lake Forest, 1967-1973;freelance science writer, Highland Park, Illinois, 1973-1991;freelance science writer, Bellingham, Washington, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Botanical Society of America, American Institute Biological Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
George William Rahn

mother:
Elsie (Edna) Rahn