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educator , entomologist

John Harvey Borden, American entomologist, educator. Cooperative Graduate fellow, National Science Foundation, 1964-1966, Travelling fellow National Research Council, 1976-1977, Killam Research fellow Canada Council, 1990-1991; recipient Gold medal Science Council British Columbia, 1985, Hewlett Packard Canada Forum award, 1997.


Borden, John Harvey was born on February 6, 1938 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Charles Edward Borden and Alice Victoria Witkin.


Bachelor of Science, Washington State University, 1963. Master of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1966.


Research and teaching assistant department entomology University California, Berkeley, 1963-1966. Assistant professor department biological science Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, 1966-1969, associate professor Canada, 1969-1975, professor Canada, 1975—2003, director chemical ecology research group Canada, 1981—2002, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Industrial Research chair Canada, 1991-2001, emeritus Canada, since 2003. Research and development director Phero Tech Inc., Delta, since 2003.

Visiting scientist Forestry Commission Research Station, Alice Holt Lodge, Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey, England, 1976-1977. Consultant to United Nations Development Program, 1989-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books and over 350 articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


With United States Marine Corps, 1957-1961. Fellow Entomological Society of Canada (C.G. Hewitt award 1977, Gold medal 1988), Royal Society of Canada, Entomological Society of America (certified, J.E. Bussart Memorial award 1984). Member Entomological Society British Columbia (honorary life), National Association Advancement of Science (life), Canada Institute Forestry (Science Achievement award 1986), Professional Pest Management Association British Columbia (honorary.

Excellence award 1986), International Society Chemical Ecology (life), Association British Columbia Professional Foresters, Association Professional Biologists British Columbia.


Married Edna Rosalind McEachern, June 23, 1962. Children: Patrick Carl, Ian McEachern.

Charles Edward Borden

Alice Victoria Witkin

Edna Rosalind McEachern

Patrick Carl Borden

Ian McEachern Borden