Purdue University Oral History Collection
Purdue University ASC
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Oral history interview with Virginia Ferris, 2007 Jan. 16

If the video does not play smoothly, try the low quality version

To begin playback, click the Play Button icon below.

Open PDF in new window | Go to PDF description

TitleOral history interview with Virginia Ferris, 2007 Jan. 16
IntervieweeFerris, Virginia
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Yazza, Valerie
Purdue ID NumberPOH0607015
Date RecordedJanuary 16, 2007
Abstract of InterviewThe faculty member in the Department of Entomology recounts growing up in the Midwest. Attending undergraduate college in Wellesley, Massachusetts and doctoral work at Cornell University, where she received her doctorate in 1954.She came to Purdue in 1965 was the first female professor in the Entomology Department. She and her husband John were co- collaborators and co- researchers on nematodes. She has received many awards through the years- National Science foundation fellow, Dean's 2001 Agriculture Team award for CystX tm Technology and Purdue Women Pioneer 2006. Professor Ferris shares her interaction with students as a teacher and in student organizations. She is the holder of several patents.
SubjectsFerris, Virginia--Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Entomologists
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration1 hr., 10 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6668c74
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next