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biological sciences educator

Sally Maria Hardy was American biological sciences educator. Recipient Faculty Merit award Rutgers University, 1978, Nuestro award Hispanic magazine, 1978, award Association for Advancement Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, 1982.


Hardy, Sally Maria was born on June 12, 1932 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Obdulio Roberto Cordero and Maria Teresa (Judice) Perez.


Bachelor of Science, Midland College, Fremont, Nebraska, 1952. Master of Science, Fordham University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, 1958.


Technical assistant Postgraduate Hospital, New York City, 1952-1954. Teacher Ursuline Academy, 1957-1958. Assistant professor Marymount Manhattan College, 1957-1962, 67-68, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York, 1967-1969.

Research associate American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1967-1973. Associate professor Bergen Community College, Bergen, New Jersey, 1969-1970, Rutgers University, Piscataway, 1970-1979. Professor biological science Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1979-1988.

Retired, 1988

Member minority committee Graduate Record Examination Board, 1976-1979. Consultant Office Technology Assessment, United States House of Representatives, 1985-1987.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal Allied Health Professions, 1983-1986. Contributor articles to professional publications.


President Hispanic Youth Civic Association, New York City, 1954-1957, Parent-Teachers Association, Mendham, New Jersey, 1972-1974. Member Mendham Borough Board Education, 1973-1977, Mendham Borough Board Health, 1979. Member Emerald Isle Volunteer Rescue Squad, 1994, consultant program evaluation and development, since 1994.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman Office Opportunities in Science 1979-1985), New York Academy of Sciences, Association for Puerto Ricans in Science and Engineering (president 1981-1984, board directors 1984-1987), Sigma Xi, Pi Epsilon, Lambda Tau.


Married Anthony Michael Hardy, April 22, 1962. Children: Ricardo Antonio, Maria Isabel.

Obdulio Roberto Cordero Perez

Maria Teresa (Judice) Perez

Anthony Michael Hardy

Ricardo Antonio Hardy

Maria Isabel Hardy