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researcher , biology professor

Graham Chester Hickman, American biology professor, researcher. Achievements include research on convergence and divergence of subterranean mammals. Research grantee Foundation Research and Development, 1976-1990, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund grantee American Museum Natural History, 1977, grantee Rachal Foundation, 1996-1997.


Hickman, Graham Chester was born on September 21, 1944 in Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Harold Chester and Rita Hickman.


Associate of Arts, Union College, 1964. Bachelor, Rutgers University, Newark, 1966. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 1974.


Part-time instructor Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1970-1974. Professor biology University Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1975-1990, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University (formerly Corpus Christi State University), Corpus Christi, since 1991. Committee person Nueces County Beach Ecology Subcommittee, Corpus Christi, 1992-1995.

Advisor Corpus Christi Zoo, since 1996.


  • Achievements include research on convergence and divergence of subterranean mammals.



Member bird hazard committee City of Corpus Christi, 1991-1993. Member American Society Mammalogists (life, member mammal slide library committee 1977-1984), Texas Society Mammalogists, International Union for Conservation of Nature (member species survival committee 1990-1906), Southwestern Association Naturalists, Beta Beta Beta.


Married Susan Mary Snyder, May 10, 1974. Children: Lara Elizabeth, John Michael.

Harold Chester

Rita Hickman

Susan Mary Snyder

Lara Elizabeth Hickman

John Michael Hickman