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Glenn Joseph MacPherson

Glenn Joseph MacPherson, American geologist, curator. Named Asteroid 5309 MacPherson. Fellow: Meteoritical Society; member: American Geophysical Union, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • MacPherson, Glenn Joseph was born on September 19, 1950 in Great Falls, Montana, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University California, Santa Cruz, 1972—1972. Master of Science, Princeton, New Jersey, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton, New Jersey, 1978.

    Career

    • Research associate University Chicago, 1978—1984. Chair, department mineral science Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1994—1999, research geologist, since 1984, chair, United States national museum natural history.

    Works

    • Curator-in-charge (exhibitions) Hall of Meteorites. Contributor articles to over 70 professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: Meteoritical Society. Member: American Geophysical Union, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah R. Jerez.
    • spouse: Deborah R. Jerez.
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    Born September 19, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Princeton
    • 1978
      Princeton
    • 1978 - 1984
      Research associate, University Chicago
    • 1984
      chair
    • 1994 - 1999
      chair
      Washington, United States

    Award