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Saundra Herndon Oyewole

educator , microbiologist

Saundra Herndon Oyewole, American microbiologist, educator. Danforth associate, since 1979. Member American Society Microbiology (chair minority education committee since 1997, treasurer committee status minority microbiologists since 1984), National Association Advisory Health Professeions (board directors since 1993, secretary 1994-1996, president-elect 1996-1998, president 1998-2000), Phi Beta Kappa, beta Kappa Chi.

Background

Oyewole, Saundra Herndon was born on April 26, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Laurence Homer and Helen Mae (Kirkland) H.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Howard University, Washington, 1965. Master of Science, University Chicago, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor microbiology Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1973-1979, associate professor, 1979-1981. Associate professor biology Trinity College, Washington, 1981-1987, professor, since 1988, Clare Booth Luce professor, 1990-1993, chair department biology, 1990-1998, dean of faculty, since 1998. Program director division undergraduate education National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, 1994-1996.

Reviewer National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, since 1994. Consultant Nardone Associates, Silver Spring, since 1997. Member governing council Aspen Institute Wye Faculty Seminar, since 1995, vice-chair since 1997.

Works

  • Contributor articles to Journal Bacteriology, Archives Microbiology.

Religion

Heaven is a real place existing either in this realityor another reality. It is where God resides. It is where those who have trusted Jesus as their Savior will go when they die.

Views

The purpose of every individual is to develop a dynamic, intricate, and intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology (chair minority education committee since 1997, treasurer committee status minority microbiologists since 1984), National Association Advisory Health Professeions (board directors since 1993, secretary 1994-1996, president-elect 1996-1998, president 1998-2000), Phi Beta Kappa, beta Kappa Chi.

Connections

Married Godwin G. Oyewole, March 21, 1970. Children: Ayodeji Babatunde, Kolade Olufayo, Monisola Aramide.

father:
Laurence Homer H.

mother:
Helen Mae (Kirkland) H.

spouse:
Godwin G. Oyewole

children:
Ayodeji Babatunde Oyewole

Kolade Olufayo Oyewole

Monisola Aramide Oyewole

Politics

The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.