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educator , Environmentalist

John F. Meeder, American environmentalist, educator. Recipient President's award, National Audubon Society, New York City, 1988, Employee Service and Recognition award, Florifa International University, Miami, 1997, 2002, 2009; fellowship, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1980-1981, Various Professional Research grants, 1980—2006. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Meeder, John F. was born on September 20, 1948 in Girard, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John W. and Margaret P. Meeder.


Bachelor of Science, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1971. Master of Science, University Florida, Gainesville, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, RSMAS University Miaim, Coral Gables, 1987.


Assistant director, ecosystem research unit National Audubon Society, Naples, Florida, 1985—1992. Research scientist, southeast environmental research center Florida International University, Miami, 1993—2006. Adjunct professor Department Environmental Science Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, since 2010.

Co-organizer 1st and 2nd National Coastal Wetland Symposium, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Key Largo, Florida, 1992—1994. Specialist 4th class United States Army, 1972-1974.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) The Big Cypress National Preserve. Research Report 8, National Audubon Society. Contributor chapters to books, articles to publications.


Member of Phi Beta Kappa.


1 child Zoe B.

John W.

Margaret P. Meeder

Zoe B. Meeder