Jane Southall Bottenstein

Profile Updated: June 17, 2015
Class of 1958
Residing In: Surprise, AZ USA
Children, Grandchildren: Son Marc Bottenstein born 1961 and granddaughter Jennifer Bottenstein born 1994
Occupation: Retired University Professor
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Jane Bottenstein

Occupation/Career(s) Details:

B.A. in Psychology UCLA 1971 and Ph.D. in Neuroscience UCLA 1976. Professor at UCLA first and then at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Retired in 2006 and moved close to family in 2010. I now live in a golfing community Sun City Grand near Phoenix AZ.

Different places I have lived:

Fort Sill OK, South Pasadena CA, Ashiya Japan, Ontario CA, Hollywood CA, Beverly Hills CA, Sherman Oaks CA, Del Mar CA, Encinitas CA, Westwood CA, Galveston TX, League City TX, Surprise AZ.

Other SPHS graduates I keep in touch with:

Jessie Huehn (Otterstrom) 1958

Milestones & Epiphanies:

Motherhood and grandmotherhood. Graduating from UCLA with a B.A. and Ph.D. Received National Institutes of Health Research Career Award; published two books in the Neuroscience field and numerous articles in scientific journals and books; and mentored many graduate and medical students as well as postdoctoral fellows from many countries. Traveled in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. I know that friends and family are a gift, that a career can be very satisfying, that traveling broadens your world view, that learning and adapting should be lifelong goals, and that love is a wondrous thing.

What's happening in my life now:

Retirement nirvana, family, friends, some travel, and improving my golf game.

Pastimes & Hobbies:

Reading, golf, computers.

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

Classic rock, modern and smooth jazz, some electronic/techno, some new age, and classical. Crosby, Stills, and Nash; Sonny Rollins and Miles Davis; and J.S. Bach.

Favorite Books, Magazines, Movies, TV etc:

European and Russian classics; political, historical, and scientific non-fiction; mysteries and hard sci-fi books. The Economist and Macworld magazines. Drama, sci-fi, documentary, and biography movies. Forensic drama, mystery, news, and travel TV programs.

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