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museum director , zoologist

Joshua Laerm, museum director, zoologist. Recipient contracts and grants National Science Foundation, contracts and grants Sigma Xi, contracts and grants Theodore Roosevelt Fund, contracts and grants Georgia Department Natural Resources. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, American Society Zoologists, Biological Society Washington, Society Study of Evolution, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Background

Laerm, Joshua was born on September 27, 1942 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rolf and Idella Virginia (Benchoff) Laerm.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Philosophy, Pennsylvania, State University, 1965;Master of Science in Zoology, University of Illinois, 1972;Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University of Illinois, 1976.

Career

Oceanographer, United States Naval Oceanographic Office, Washington, 1966-1969;predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1972-1973;director, Museum Natural Historyprofessor zoology, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, American Society Zoologists, Biological Society Washington, Society Study of Evolution, Society Vertebrate Paleontology.

Connections

Married Joanne Marie Zahner, June 13, 1981.

father:
Rolf Laerm

mother:
Idella Virginia (Benchoff) Laerm

spouse:
Joanne Marie Zahner