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biologist , ecologist , writer

Sandra Kathryn Steingraber, American biologist, ecologist, writer. Public speaker Women's Community Cancer Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1993. Member of American Public Health Association, Radcliffe Fellows Society, National Writers' Union, Associated Writing Programs, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Steingraber, Sandra Kathryn was born on August 27, 1959 in Champaign, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Wilbur Francis and Kathryn Marie (Maurer) Steingraber.

Education

Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1981. Master of Science, Illinois State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1989.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Illinois Wesleyan University, 2001.

Career

Professor biology Columbia College, Chicago, 1990-1993. Visiting scholar Northeastern University, Boston, since 1994. Visiting assistant professor Center for the Environment, Cornell University, 1999-2003.

Distinguished visiting scholar interdisciplinary studies Ithaca College, since 2003.

Works

Membership

Public speaker Women's Community Cancer Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1993. Member of American Public Health Association, Radcliffe Fellows Society, National Writers' Union, Associated Writing Programs, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking and backpacking, running, literature.

Connections

Married Brian Wayne Burt, May 21, 1982 (divorced September 1994). Married Jeffrey Peter de Castro, October 18, 1996. Children: Faith Kathryn, Elijah Jeffrey.

father:
Wilbur Francis Steingraber

mother:
Kathryn Marie (Maurer) Steingraber

spouses:
Brian Wayne Burt

Jeffrey Peter de Castro

children:
Faith Kathryn Steingraber

Elijah Jeffrey Steingraber