Dorothy Patton

Credentials: B.S. 1960; Ph.D. 1967 U of C (Zoology); 1967 J.D. 1975 Columbia


Before retiring in 2000, Dorothy worked for 24 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., where she held positions as an environmental attorney in the Office of General Counsel, and later Executive Director of the Risk Assessment Forum and Director of the Office of Science Policy in the Office of Research and Development. Previously she worked as an assistant professor (Biology) at York College of the City University of New York. Subsequently she worked as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Public Policy Institute.

Relevant background: Ph.D., University of Chicago (Zoology), 1967: J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1975.