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curator , geologist

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.