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Kenneth Paul Able

biology professor

Kenneth Paul Able, American biology professor. National Science Foundation grantee, 1974-2000. Fellow Animal Behavior Society, American Ornithologists' Union (treasurer 1981-1985, elective councilor 1999-2002, William Brewster medal 1996); member International Society Behavioral Ecology, American Society Naturalists, American Birding Association (director 1986-1995, 99—2003).

Background

Able, Kenneth Paul was born on February 5, 1944 in Louisville. Son of William Morris and Viola (Bridwell) Able.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Louisville, 1966. Master of Science, University Louisville, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor State University of New York, Albany, 1971-1977, associate professor, 1977-1984, professor, 1984—2003, professor emeritus, since 2003.

Membership

Fellow Animal Behavior Society, American Ornithologists' Union (treasurer 1981-1985, elective councilor 1999-2002, William Brewster medal 1996). Member International Society Behavioral Ecology, American Society Naturalists, American Birding Association (director 1986-1995, 99—2003).

Connections

Married Mary Allen, January 28, 1967. 1 child, Joshua.

father:
William Morris Able

mother:
Viola (Bridwell) Able

spouse:
Mary Allen

child:
Joshua Able