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Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska

Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Polish paleontologist. Member Polish Geological Society, Paleontological Society (United States of America), Paleaontol. Association (Great Britain), Norwegian Palaeontol. Society (president 1989-1995), Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists (honorary), Linnean Society London (honorary), Academy Europea, Polish Academy of Sciences (State prize 1974), Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Kielan-Jaworowska, Zofia was born on April 25, 1925 in Sokolow, Poland. Daughter of Franciszek and Maria (Osinska) Kielan.

  • Education

    • Master in Zoological Sciences, University Warsaw, Poland, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy of Paleontology, University Warsaw, 1953. Doctor (honorary), University Camerino, Italy, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant department paleobiology University Warsaw, Poland, 1948-1952. From senior science to professor and director Institute Paleontology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1952-1982, head Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, 1984-1987. Professor Paleontology University Oslo, 1987-1995.

      Professor paleontology Polska Akademia Nauk, Warsaw, since 1996. Leader Polish-Mongolian Gobi Desert Paleontological Expeditions, 1963-1971. Visiting professor Institute Paleontology Museum Natural History, Paris, 1982-1984.

    Works

    • Author: Hunting for Dinosaurs, 1969 and other books. Co-editor and co-author: Mesozoic Mannals: the First Two-thirds of Mammalian History, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Polish Geological Society, Paleontological Society (United States of America), Paleaontol. Association (Great Britain), Norwegian Palaeontol. Society (president 1989-1995), Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists (honorary), Linnean Society London (honorary), Academy Europea, Polish Academy of Sciences (State prize 1974), Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Down-hill skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Zbigniew Jaworowski, 1958. 1 child, Mariusz.
    • father: Franciszek Kielan
    • mother: Maria (Osinska) Kielan
    • spouse: Zbigniew Jaworowski
    • child: Mariusz Kielan-Jaworowska
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    Born April 25, 1925
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    • 1949
      University Warsaw
    • 1953
      University Warsaw
    • 1989
      University Camerino
    • 1948 - 1952
      Assistant, department paleobiology University Warsaw
      Poland
    • 1952 - 1982
      from senior, science to professor and director Institute Paleontology Polish Academy Sciences
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1987 - 1995
      professor, Paleontology University Oslo
    • 1996
      professor, paleontology Polska Akademia Nauk
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States