Dr. Rob Moir

Environmentalist | Conservationist | Business Executive

Dr. Rob Moir, Environmentalist, Conservationist, Business Executive, A Timeline of Professional Milestones

1953

Dr. Rob Moir is born in Romulus, New York, a town in Seneca County. Assigned by a clerk with an affinity for Greek and Roman literature, Romulus is named for the mythical founder of Rome.

1975

Dr. Moir attends Cambridge School of Weston in Weston, Massachusetts, where he earns a diploma.

1976

Dr. Moir is presented with the Rockefeller Brothers Award for the development of a college course on cetacean biology, ecology, and conservation.

1977

Dr. Moir achieves a Bachelor of Arts in natural sciences from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

1979

Dr. Moir earns an MST in science teaching and environmental management from Antioch University New England.

1979

Dr. Moir earns a certification in ecology from The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

1984

Dr. Moir earns the position of curator of natural history at the Peabody Essex Museum.

1984

Dr. Moir becomes the director of the National Marine Educators Association.
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1988

Dr. Moir receives the James Centorino Award from Distinguished Performance in Marine Education from the National Marine Educators Association.

1992

Dr. Moir joins the board of directors for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston, Massachusetts.

1994

Dr. Moir assumes the position of president of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston, Massachusetts.

1996

Dr. Moir takes on the position of partner of the advisory council for Boston Harbor Island NPS Partnership.

1999

Dr. Moir becomes president of the National Marine Educators Association.

2002

Dr. Moir earns a PhD in environmental studies from Antioch University New England.

2006

Dr. Moir accepts the position of vice president of science policy for Ocean Alliance.

2017

Dr. Moir becomes executive director of Ocean River Institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2017

Dr. Moir earns position as a Marquis Who’s Who listee. He is presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and the Humanitarian Award.

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