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educator , Geologist , Museum director

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.