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Douglas S. Jones

Douglas S. Jones, geologist, educator, museum director. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1977-1979, 82-83, 87-89, 87-90, 94-97, 95-99, 96, 97-98, University Florida, 1979-1980, 80, 80-81, 81, 82-83, 83, 84, 85, 86, 92, 95-96, National Institutes of Health, 1980-1981, 82-83, University Rhode Island, 1984, 84-85, 86-87.

Background

  • Jones, Douglas S. was born on June 6, 1952 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Geology with high honors, Rutgers University, 1974. Master of Arts in Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1980.

    Career

    • From assistant professor to associate professor University Florida, 1979-1984, associate curator, associate professor Florida Museum Natural History, 1985-1989, curator, professor Florida Museum Natural History, from 1989, chair department natural science Florida Museum Natural History, 1994-1996, interim director Florida Museum Natural History, 1996-1997, director Florida Museum Natural History, from 1997.

    Works

    • Series editor: (with N. H. Landman) Topics in Geobiology. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Geological Society of America. Member Paleontological Society, American Geophysical Union, Paleontological Research Institution, National Shellfisheries Association, Society Sedimentary Geology, American Association Museum, Southeastern Geological Society (president 1986-1987), Florida Academy of Sciences, Florida, Paleontological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
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    Died November 18, 2006
    (aged 54)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Rutgers University
    • 1976
      Princeton University
    • 1980
      Princeton University
    • 1994 - 1996
      From assistant, professor to associate professor University Florida