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.
Dr. Moir attends Cambridge School of Weston in Weston, Massachusetts, where he earns a diploma.
Dr. Moir is presented with the Rockefeller Brothers Award for the development of a college course on cetacean biology, ecology, and conservation.
Dr. Moir achieves a Bachelor of Arts in natural sciences from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Dr. Moir earns an MST in science teaching and environmental management from Antioch University New England.
Dr. Moir earns a certification in ecology from The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Dr. Moir earns the position of curator of natural history at the Peabody Essex Museum.
Dr. Moir becomes the director of the National Marine Educators Association.
Dr. Moir receives the James Centorino Award from Distinguished Performance in Marine Education from the National Marine Educators Association.
Dr. Moir joins the board of directors for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Moir assumes the position of president of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Moir takes on the position of partner of the advisory council for Boston Harbor Island NPS Partnership.
Dr. Moir becomes president of the National Marine Educators Association.
Dr. Moir earns a PhD in environmental studies from Antioch University New England.
Dr. Moir accepts the position of vice president of science policy for Ocean Alliance.
Dr. Moir becomes executive director of Ocean River Institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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.