Harold Cones
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science

Areas of Expertise
History of radio and radio technology, Lake Maury and the Noland Trail at Mariners’ Museum, general environmental science, Chesapeake Bay ecosystems, and coastal Virginia travel.


Ph.D. Biology, Bowling Green State University, 1976
M.A. Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (College of William & Mary), 1968
B.S. Biology, Maryville College, 1965

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Distinguished Leadership and Service Award from the CNU Alumni Society, 2004
Alumni Citation, Maryville College 2002
CNU Alumni Association Outstanding Professor
Virginia Outstanding Professor of the Year, State Council of Higher Education, 2000
First Recipient of The President’s Award for Outstanding Teaching

Beta Beta Beta International Biology Honor Society
Sigma Xi Honorary Biological Research Society
Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Honor Society
Association of Southeastern Biologists
American Institute of Biological Science
Virginia Academy of Sciences Virginia Lakes Association
National Association of Biology Teachers
The Society for the History of Technology Radio History Society Popular Culture Association