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Joshua Laerm

Joshua Laerm, museum director, zoologist. Recipient contracts and grants National Science Foundation, contracts and grants Sigma Xi, contracts and grants Theodore Roosevelt Fund, contracts and grants Georgia Department Natural Resources. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, American Society Zoologists, Biological Society Washington, Society Study of Evolution, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Background

  • Laerm, Joshua was born on September 27, 1942 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rolf and Idella Virginia (Benchoff) Laerm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Pennsylvania, State University, 1965. Master of Science in Zoology, University Illinois, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Illinois, 1976.

    Career

    • Oceanographer United States Naval Oceanographic Office, Washington, 1966-1969. Predoctoral fellow Smithsonian Institution, 1972-1973. Director Museum Natural History.

      Professor zoology University Georgia, Athens, from 1976.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, American Society Zoologists, Biological Society Washington, Society Study of Evolution, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Marie Zahner, June 13, 1981.
    • father: Rolf Laerm
    • mother: Idella Virginia (Benchoff) Laerm
    • spouse: Joanne Marie Zahner
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    Born September 27, 1942
    Died September, 1997
    (aged 54)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Pennsylvania
    • 1972
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      University Illinois
    • 1966 - 1969
      Oceanographer United States Naval Oceanographic Office
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution