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John Delbert Rickett

biologist , educator , consultant

John Delbert Rickett, American biologist, educator, consultant.

Background

Rickett, John Delbert was born on December 12, 1944 in Ludlow, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Cecil and Faye Christine (Newberry) Rickett.

Education

Bachelor, Harding College, 1966. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1973.

Career

From assistant professor to professor University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1973-1993, professor, from 1993.

Works

  • Contributor over 50 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active local Church; advisory board Arkansas Water Resources Center, Fayettville, since 1989. Advisory committee Ouachita National Forest, USFS, Hot Springs, 1990-1997. Executive board Mississippi (River) Interstate Cooperative Research Association, since 1998.

Member American Fisheries Society (life, Arkansas chapter secretary, treasurer 1987, president 1992), Arkansas Academy of Sciences (secretary since 1989), Southwest Association Naturalists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature photography, camping, hiking, woodworking, canoeing.

Connections

Married Shannon Leigh McKinney, November 22, 1997.

father:
Charles Cecil Rickett

mother:
Faye Christine (Newberry) Rickett

spouse:
Shannon Leigh McKinney