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Robert Knight Colwell

Robert Knight Colwell, American ecology and evolutionary biology educator, software developer. Recipient grant National Science Foundation, since 1970.

Background

  • Colwell, Robert Knight was born on October 9, 1943 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Robert Pulliam and Eleanor Ann (Knight) Colwell.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1969.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow University Chicago, 1969-1971. Assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1971-1975, associate professor, 1975-1982, professor, 1982-1989, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1989-2001, board trustess distinguished professor, since 2001.

    Works

    • Author (software) Biota: The Biodiversity Database Manager. Contributor over 90 articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Mary-Claire King, 1973 (divorced 1983). 1 child, Emily King; married Robin Lee Chazdon, August 8, 1985. Children: Rachel Rose, Charles Pulliam.
    • father: Robert Pulliam Colwell
    • mother: Eleanor Ann (Knight) Colwell
    • spouses: Mary-Claire King
    • Robin Lee Chazdon
    • children: Emily King Colwell
    • Rachel Rose Colwell
    • Charles Pulliam Colwell
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    Born October 9, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Harvard College
    • 1969
      University Michigan
    • 1969 - 1971
      Postdoctoral fellow, University Chicago
    • 1971 - 1975
      assistant, professor University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1989 - 2001
      assistant, professor University California

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