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Kathryn D. Sullivan

Kathryn D. SullivanAKA Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan

Born: 3-Oct-1951
Birthplace: Paterson, NJ

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Astronaut, Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Columbus Center for Science and Industry

Military service: US Naval Reserve (oceanography officer)

First American woman to walk in space.

Father: Donald P. Sullivan
Mother: Barbara K. Sullivan (d.)

    High School: William Howard Taft High School, Woodland Hills, CA (1969)
    University: BS Earth Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz (1973)
    University: PhD Geology, Dalhousie University (1978)
    Scholar: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Administrator: Director, Battelle Center, Ohio State University (2006-)

    Center of Science and Industry (Columbus) President and CEO (1996-2005)
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Chief Scientist (1993-96)
    Member of the Board of Abercrombie & Fitch (2000-03)
    Member of the Board of American Electric Power (1997-)
    Member of the Board of Bristol Group
    Member of the Board of Noblis
    Member of the Board of McDermott International (1999-)
    Member of the Board of Mitretek Systems
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    Association of Space Explorers
    Explorers Club
    Society of Woman Geographers


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