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John V. Thiruvathukal Edit Profile

consultant , science educator , writer

John V. Thiruvathukal, American science educator, consultant, writer. Chairman Moscow State University President's Commission on Affirmative Action, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1987—1989; Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, American Geophysical Union.

Background

Thiruvathukal, John V. was born on August 4, 1939 in Cherthala, Kerala, India. Son of Varkey K. and Rose Thiruvathukal.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1961. Master of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor geology DePauw University, Green Castle, Indiana, 1967—1970. Consultant National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1968—1987. Professor geoscience Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, since 1970.

Membership

Chairman Moscow State University President's Commission on Affirmative Action, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1987—1989. Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married Teresa Kailath, August 15, 1971. Children: George J., Christina Stevenson.

father:
Varkey K.

mother:
Rose Thiruvathukal

spouse:
Teresa Kailath

children:
George J. Thiruvathukal

Christina Stevenson Thiruvathukal