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Harry W. Greene

Harry W. Greene, American biology professor. Co-recipient Outstanding Publication award, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 1981; recipient Josef Laszlo Memorial award, International Herpetological Symposium, 1998, Edward Osborne Wilson award, American Society Naturalists, 2000, Henry S. Fitch award, Excellence in Herpetology, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 2004.

Background

  • Greene, Harry W. was born on September 26, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Texas Wesleyan College, 1968. Master of Arts in Biology, University Texas, Arlington, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Tennessee, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant professor anatomy School Veterinary Medicine University Pennsylvania, 1977—1978. Assistant professor zoology, assistant curator herpetology Museum Vertebrate Zoology University California, Berkeley, 1978—1983, associate professor zoology, associate curator herpetology Museum Vertebrate Zoology, 1983—1992, professor integrative biology, curator herpetology Museum Vertebrate Zoology, 1992—1998. Professor ecology and evolutionary biology, faculty curator amphibians and reptiles Cornell University, Ithaca, since 1999.

      Visiting faculty Organization Tropical Studies, 1982—1991. Research associate department herpetology California Academy of Sciences, since 1986. Board directors Organization Tropical Studies, 1989—1998.

      Medic United States Army, 1968-1971.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals, chapters to books. Member editorial board: Herpetological Natural History, 1994-1999, Revista de Biologia Tropical, since 1995, BioScience, 2001-2003, consulting editor: Organisms and Environments, since 1996, associate editor: Integrative Biology, 1997-1999, American Naturalists, since 2002. Author: Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature, 1997 (named one of 100 Noteworthy Books, New York Times, 1997, Silver medal, Commonwealth Club of California, 1998, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center United States of America West Literary award, 1998).

    Membership

    Fellow: California Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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    Born September 26, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Texas Wesleyan College
    • 1973
      University Texas
    • 1977
      University Tennessee
    • 1977 - 1978
      Assistant, professor anatomy School Veterinary Medicine University Pennsylvania
    • 1978 - 1983
      assistant, curator herpetology Museum Vertebrate Zoology University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      assistant, curator herpetology Museum Vertebrate Zoology University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1999
      professor, ecology and evolutionary biology
      Ithaca, New York, United States
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