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Biology educator

Margaret Gale Kidwell, British, American biology educator.


Kidwell, Margaret Gale was born on August 17, 1933 in Askham, England. Came to the United States, 1960. Daughter of Frederick Everleish and Ethel Mary (Lowish) Gale.


Bachelor of Science, University Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1953. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1973.


Officer National Agriculture Advisory Service, London, 1955-1960. Kellogg Foundation fellow Iowa State University, 1960-1961. Associate in research Brown University, Providence, 1966-1970, research fellow, 1973-1974, research associate, 1974-1977, assistant professor research, 1977-1980, associate professor research biology, 1980-1984, professor biology, 1984-1985.

Professor ecology and evolutionary biology University Arizona, Tucson, since 1985, head department ecology and evolutionary biology, 1992-1997, Regent's professor, since 1994.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member National Academy of Sciences, American Genetics Association (council member 1986-1989, president 1992), American Society Naturalists (vice president 1984), Genetics Society of America (board directors 1985-1987, 97-99), Society for the Study Evolution, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (president 1996), Sigma Xi.


Married James Frederick Kidwell, August 5, 1961 (deceased October 1988). Children: Mary Rachel, Stela Margaret.

Frederick Everleish Gale

Ethel Mary (Lowish) Gale

James Frederick Kidwell

Mary Rachel Kidwell

Stela Margaret Kidwell