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Frederick Williams Harrison

Frederick Williams Harrison, American biologist, editor. Recipient O. Max Gardner award, University North Carolina Board Governors, 1991. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society Zoologists, American Microscopical Society (secretary 1985-1988, president 1990), Council Undergrad. Research (councilor 1988-1993).

Background

  • Harrison, Frederick Williams was born on April 14, 1938 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of John Davis and Louise (Williams) Harrison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University South Carolina, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, then associate professor department biology Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1966-1973. Assistant professor, then associate professor anatomy Albany (New York ) Medical College, 1974-1977. Professor, head department biology Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1977-1989, professor biology, 1977-1998.

      Professor emeritus, since 1998. Visiting research scholar biology University Sydney, Australia, 1973. Member educational advisory council North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, 1991-1993.

    Works

    • Associate editor Journal Morphology, 1974-1995. Editor since 1995. Editor: Aspects of Sponge Biology, 1976, Developmental Biology of Freshwater Invertebrates, 1982, Advances in Microscopy, 1985, Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates (15 vols.), 1991-1999.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Zoologists, American Microscopical Society (secretary 1985-1988, president 1990), Council Undergrad. Research (councilor 1988-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Marion Godfrey Boyd, June 6, 1955. Children: Frederick Williams Junior, Marion Boyd.
    • father: John Davis Harrison
    • mother: Louise (Williams) Harrison
    • spouse: Marion Godfrey Boyd
    • children: Frederick Williams Junior Harrison
    • Marion Boyd Harrison
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    Born April 14, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      University South Carolina
    • 1969
      University South Carolina
    • 1966 - 1973
      Assistant, professor department biology Presbyterian College
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1966 - 1973
      then associate, professor department biology Presbyterian College
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      assistant, professor anatomy Albany (New York ) Medical College
    • 1974 - 1977
      then associate, professor anatomy Albany (New York ) Medical College
    • 1977 - 1989
      professor, department biology Western Carolina University
      Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977 - 1989
      head, department biology Western Carolina University
      Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States
    • 1998
      professor, emeritus
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