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consultant , researcher , geology educator

John Ford Shroder, American Geology educator, consultant, researcher. Fulbright scholar, 1978, 83-84; National Science Foundation grantee, National Academy Science, Smithsonian, National Geography Society, Kiewit Foundation. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Nebraska Geological Society (president 1972-1973, vice president 1971-1972), Geological Society American, American Association Geographers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Shroder, John Ford was born on July 5, 1939 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of John Ford and Ruth Adele (Giffen) Shroder.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1961; Master of Science, University Massachusetts, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Utah, 1967.

Career

Instructor, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 1965-1966; lecturer, U. Malawi, Zomba, Malawi., Africa, 1967-1969; from assistant to associate to full professor, U. Nebraska, Omaha, since 1969; department chairman geography and geology, U. Nebraska, Omaha.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Nebraska Geological Society (president 1972-1973, vice president 1971-1972), Geological Society American, American Association Geographers, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: carpentry, mountain exploration.

Connections

father:
John Ford Shroder

mother:
Ruth Adele (Giffen) Shroder