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Jennifer Alice Clack

curator , paleontologist

Jennifer Alice Clack, British paleontologist, curator. Achievements include writings on anatomy and evolution of early vertebrates. Recipient Daniel Giraud Elliot medal, National Academy of Sciences, 2008. Fellow Linnean Society of London; member Palaeontol. Association, Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

Background

Clack, Jennifer Alice was born on November 3, 1947 in Manchester, England. Daughter of Ernest and Alice (Winson) Agnew.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Newcastle University, England, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Newcastle University, England, 1984. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1989.

Career

Assistant curator Museum of Zoology Cambridge University, 1981-1995, senior assistant curator Museum of Zoology, 1995—2000, professor, curator vertebrate paleontology, department zoology, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include writings on anatomy and evolution of early vertebrates.

Works

  • Author Gaining Ground, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Linnean Society of London. Member Palaeontol. Association, Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

Connections

Married Robert Clack, January 6, 1980.