Clarence John Mc Coy Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1957; Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1960; Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1965.
Instructor zoology, Oklahoma State University, summers 1959-1960;
research associate, U. Colorado Museum, 1962-1964;
member of staff, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, 1964-1993;
curator amphibians and reptiles, Carnegie Museum, 1972-1993. Visiting assistant professor zoology Arizona State University, 1969-1970. Adjunct associate professor biology U. Pittsburgh, 1972-1993.
Adjunct Professor biology California University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1993;chairman herpetology advising committee Pennsylvania Fish Commission, 1975-1993. Chairman amphibian-reptile committee Pennsylvania Biological Survey, 1979-1991. Carnegie Museum delegate Latin American Congress Zoology, Montevideo, 1971, Mexico, 1974, Tucuman, 1977, Merida, 1980, Arequipa, 1983.
Board directors Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 1990-1993. Member board scientists Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, 1991-1993. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (governor 1967-1972), American Society Mammalogists, Herpetologists League (executive council 1965-1967, 70-73, vice president 1984-1985, president 1986-1987), Society Systematic Zoology, Society Study Amphibians and Reptiles (president 1972), Southwestern Association Naturalists, Oklahoma Academy of Sciences, Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, Society Mexicana Herpetologia, Sigma Xi.
Married Patsy Ruth Kelly, June 7, 1957. Children: John Kelly, Catherine Janet.