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Meredith Anne Lane

Meredith Anne Lane, botany educator, museum director. Member American Society Plant Taxonomists (secretary 1986-1988, program director 1986-1990, councillor 1993-1996, Cooley award 1982), Botanical Society of America (section chairman 1984-1986, section secretary 1986-1990), International Organization for Plant Biosystematics (councillor 1989-1992), International Association Plant Taxonomists, California Botanical Society.

Background

  • Lane, Meredith Anne was born on August 4, 1951 in Mesa, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Robert Ernest and Elva Jewell (Shilling) Lane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1974. Master of Science, Arizona State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1980.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1980-1988, associate professor, 1988-1989. Associate professor, curator div. botany Natural History Museum, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1989-1996, professor, since 1997. Visiting assistant professor University Wyoming, Laramie, 1985-1986.

      Visiting scholar University Connecticut, Storrs, 1989. Consultant editor McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, New York City, 1985-1992. Program director National Science Foundation, 1995-1997.

      Research associate Smithosonian Institute, since 1995. Agency representative National Science and Technology Council, 1997.

    Works

    • Editor Plant Science Bulletin, 1990-1994. Contributor over 25 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Plant Taxonomists (secretary 1986-1988, program director 1986-1990, councillor 1993-1996, Cooley award 1982), Botanical Society of America (section chairman 1984-1986, section secretary 1986-1990), International Organization for Plant Biosystematics (councillor 1989-1992), International Association Plant Taxonomists, California Botanical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, conversation, country dance, hiking, furniture refinishing.

    Connections

    • Married Donald W. Longstreth, April 6, 1974 (div. February 1985).
    • father: Robert Ernest Lane
    • mother: Elva Jewell (Shilling) Lane
    • spouse: Donald W. Longstreth
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    Born August 4, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1974
      Arizona State University
    • 1976
      Arizona State University
    • 1980
      University Texas
    • 1980 - 1988
      Assistant, professor University Colorado
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1989 - 1996
      associate, professor
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States