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Science educator

Randall Lewis Eaton, American science educator. Recipient Outstanding Alumni award, Purdue Alumni Association, 1979, Featured Alumnus award, Western Illinois University, 1979; fellow visiting, Australian National University, 1984; grantee, Nevada Humanities, 1983.


Eaton, Randall Lewis was born on July 3, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. Son of Clyde Langston and Marilyn Jo (Carpenter) Eaton.


Bachelor, Western Illinois University, 1965. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1973.


Assistant professor University Georgia, Athens, 1970—1972. President Wildlife Safari, Winston, Oregon, 1972—1973. Postdoctoral research associate University Washington, Seattle, 1973—1978.

Director Carnivore Research Institute, Ashland, Oregon, 1978—1982. Chairman natural science Old College Reno, Nevada, since 1982. President Great Basin Zoological Society, Reno, since 1983.

President, editor Orca Society, Seattle, 1978—1980. Research consultant Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, 1974—1980.


Leader Explorer Scouts Boys Scouts American, 1972. President Conservation Education, Action Council, Seattle, 1966. Board directors Oregon Museum of Science Industry, Eugene, 1972.

Member of Wildlife Society (vice president 1963-1964), Animal Behavior Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Beta Beta Beta (president 1964-1965).


Married Toni L. Hedman, December 9, 1978.

Clyde Langston Eaton

Marilyn Jo (Carpenter) Eaton

Toni L. Hedman