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Jennifer Alice Clack

Jennifer Alice Clack, British paleontologist, curator. Achievements include writings on anatomy and evolution of early vertebrates. Recipient Daniel Giraud Elliot medal, National Academy of Sciences, 2008. Fellow Linnean Society of London; member Palaeontol. Association, Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

Background

  • Clack, Jennifer Alice was born on November 3, 1947 in Manchester, England. Daughter of Ernest and Alice (Winson) Agnew.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Newcastle University, England, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Newcastle University, England, 1984. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant curator Museum of Zoology Cambridge University, 1981-1995, senior assistant curator Museum of Zoology, 1995—2000, professor, curator vertebrate paleontology, department zoology, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include writings on anatomy and evolution of early vertebrates.

    Works

    • Author Gaining Ground, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Linnean Society of London. Member Palaeontol. Association, Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Clack, January 6, 1980.
    • father: Ernest Agnew
    • mother: Alice (Winson) Agnew
    • spouse: Robert Clack
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    Born November 3, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Newcastle University
    • 1984
      Newcastle University
    • 1989
      Cambridge University

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