James B. Sinclair, PhD

Title: Plant Pathology Educator, Consultant (Retired)
Company: University of Illinois
Location: Savoy, IL United States


  • American Phytopathological Society, fellow
  • American Society of Agronomy, honorary member
  • Carle Hospice (financial planning committee, 2001-2002)
  • Economic Development Commission, Savoy (secretary, 2004)
  • Greater Community AIDS Project (secretary, editor, 1996-2000)
  • Illinois Crop Improvement Association, honorary member
  • Inter Global Technologies (chairman board directors, 2010)
  • Krannert Art Museum and Kincaid Pavilion, member (chairman catalogue collection committee, 1998-2009)
  • National Academy Sciences, India
  • Rotary Club, Savoy chapter (chairman international committee, 1990-1991) (vice president, 1991-1993) (president 1993-1994)(chairman club service conference, 2003-2004)
  • Savoy Economic Development Commission (1989)
  • Spurloch Museum, member (docent, board of directors 1998) (public committee member, 2005)
  • United States Army (1942-1945) (Sergeant, 1946-1947)
  • Village of Savoy Economic Development Committee (docent, 2004)
  • W.R. and C.V. Spurlock Museum, Urbana (president, board of directors 1998-2000)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2012, 2006-2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2012)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1992-1993)
  • Recipient, Lucia R. Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award, Lawrence University (2001)
  • Recipient, Research Award, Land Of Lincoln Soybean Association (1992)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, American Phytopathological Society, North Central Division (1991)
  • Recipient, Developmental Diagnostic Guide For Soybean Disease Award, American Soybean Association (1989)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, US Department Of Agriculture (1988)
  • Recipient, Senior Faculty Award For Excellence Research, College Agricultural Consumer And Environmental Service (1988)
  • Recipient, Paul A. Funk Award, American Soybean Association (1984)
  • Recipient, Production Research Award (1989)
  • Recipient, Soybean Research Recognition Award (1983)

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