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Margaret Gale Kidwell

Margaret Gale Kidwell, British, American biology educator.


  • Kidwell, Margaret Gale was born on August 17, 1933 in Askham, England. Came to the United States, 1960. Daughter of Frederick Everleish and Ethel Mary (Lowish) Gale.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1953. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1973.


    • Officer National Agriculture Advisory Service, London, 1955-1960. Kellogg Foundation fellow Iowa State University, 1960-1961. Associate in research Brown University, Providence, 1966-1970, research fellow, 1973-1974, research associate, 1974-1977, assistant professor research, 1977-1980, associate professor research biology, 1980-1984, professor biology, 1984-1985.

      Professor ecology and evolutionary biology University Arizona, Tucson, since 1985, head department ecology and evolutionary biology, 1992-1997, Regent's professor, since 1994.


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member National Academy of Sciences, American Genetics Association (council member 1986-1989, president 1992), American Society Naturalists (vice president 1984), Genetics Society of America (board directors 1985-1987, 97-99), Society for the Study Evolution, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (president 1996), Sigma Xi.


    • Married James Frederick Kidwell, August 5, 1961 (deceased October 1988). Children: Mary Rachel, Stela Margaret.
    • father: Frederick Everleish Gale
    • mother: Ethel Mary (Lowish) Gale
    • spouse: James Frederick Kidwell
    • children: Mary Rachel Kidwell
    • Stela Margaret Kidwell
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    Born August 17, 1933
    • 1953
      University Nottingham
    • 1962
      Iowa State University
    • 1973
      Brown University
    • 1955 - 1960
      Officer, National Agriculture Advisory Service
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1960 - 1961
      Kellogg Foundation fellow, Iowa State University
    • 1966 - 1970
      associate, in research Brown University
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1985
      professor, ecology and evolutionary biology University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
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