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Kenneth Ross Alexander

Kenneth Ross Alexander, American scientist, educator. Recipient Senior Science Investigator award, Research Prevent Blindness, 2002; R01 Research grant, National Eye Institute, since 1990, Research grant, Midwest Eye Banks, 2006-2007.


  • Alexander, Kenneth Ross was born on February 23, 1945 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Charles Jennings and Helen Louise Alexander.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, Seattle, 1972.


    • Associate professor Illinois College Optometry, Chicago, 1973—1981. Professor University Illinois, since 1981.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Fellow: Association Research Vision & Ophthalmology, Optical Society America (chair, division vision and color 1998—2000, chair, vision and color technical group 1994-1995). Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Optical Society America, International Society Clinical Electrophysiology Vision, Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Mary Ellen Quinn, July 11, 1981.
    • father: Charles Jennings
    • mother: Helen Louise Alexander
    • spouse: Mary Ellen Quinn
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    Born February 23, 1945
    (age 72)