Roger Gordon grew up in Sheffield, England. He obtained his B.Sc. and Ph.D in Zoology from the University of Sheffield, then moved to Canada in 1969. He spent his career at three Canadian universities, teaching and carrying out research on biological pesticides, a discipline in which he published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles. He was Dean of Science at the University of Prince Edward Island from 1997-2006. Following retirement, Roger turned his hand to the cause of banning cosmetic pesticides and to creative writing. He published his first book Starting to Frame–a Memoir in 2014 and has received literary awards from the Prince Edward Island Writers’ Guild and Canadian Stories magazine. He lives in Stratford, Prince Edward Island.
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