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Michael A. Gealt

educator , environmental microbiologist

Michael A. Gealt, American environmental microbiologist, educator. Grantee Environmental Protection Agency, 1983, 85, 89, National Science Foundation, 1981, 94, 97, United States Air Force, 2002.


Gealt, Michael A. was born on November 27, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward Leonard Gealt and Lillian Rose Brenner.


Bachelor, Temple University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1974.


Research associate Medical School Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1974-1976. Postdoctoral associate Institute Cancer Research, Philadelphia, 1976-1978. Assistant professor biological science Drexel University, 1978-1984, associate professor, 1984-1990, professor, 1990-2000, director School Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, 1994-2000.

Dean School Engineering, Mathematics and Science Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, 2000—2005, professor biology, 2000—2005, University Arkansas, Little Rock, since 2006, dean College of Science and Mathematics, since 2006.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology (chair environmental and applied micro division 1995), American Society Cell Biology, Association Environmental Engineers & Science Professors, American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Motorcycles, photography.


Married Maryjanet McNamara, January 2, 1981. 1 child; Married Antonia Malandrucco, May 12, 1967 (divorced 1977). 2 children.

Edward Leonard Gealt

Lillian Rose Brenner

Maryjanet McNamara

Antonia Malandrucco