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Jennifer G. Ackerman, American writer. Established Artist fellow Delaware State Arts Council, 1991; fellow Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, since 1997.

Background

Ackerman, Jennifer G. was born on March 19, 1959 in Omaha. Daughter of William Gorham and Kathryn Joan (Aring) Morton.

Education

Bachelor in English, Yale College, 1980.

Career

Writer, editor National Geographic Society, Washington, 1982-1989. Freelance writer Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1989. Contributing editor National Geographic Society, Washington, since 1989, New York Times, since 1990, Nature Conservancy, since 1992, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland, since 1990.

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Connections

Married Karl Ackerman, December 26, 1980. Children: Zoe Claire, Elinor Kathryn.

father:
William Gorham Morton

mother:
Kathryn Joan (Aring) Morton

spouse:
Karl Ackerman

children:
Zoe Claire Ackerman

Elinor Kathryn Ackerman