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museum director , Botany educator

Meredith Anne Lane, botany educator, museum director. Member American Society Plant Taxonomists (secretary 1986-1988, program director 1986-1990, councillor 1993-1996, Cooley award 1982), Botanical Society of America (section chairman 1984-1986, section secretary 1986-1990), International Organization for Plant Biosystematics (councillor 1989-1992), International Association Plant Taxonomists, California Botanical Society.

Background

Lane, Meredith Anne was born on August 4, 1951 in Mesa, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Robert Ernest and Elva Jewell (Shilling) Lane.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1974. Master of Science, Arizona State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1980-1988;associate professor, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1988-1989;associate professor, curator division botany Natural History Museum,, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1989-1996;professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, since 1997. Visiting assistant professor of University Wyoming, Laramie, 1985-1986. Visiting scholar U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1989.

Consultant editor McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, New York City,1985-1992. Program director National Science Foundation, 1995-1997. Research associate Smithosonian Institute, since 1995.

Agency representative National Science and Technology Council, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Plant Science Bulletin, 1990-1994. Contributor over 25 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Plant Taxonomists (secretary 1986-1988, program director 1986-1990, councillor 1993-1996, Cooley award 1982), Botanical Society of America (section chairman 1984-1986, section secretary 1986-1990), International Organization for Plant Biosystematics (councillor 1989-1992), International Association Plant Taxonomists, California Botanical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, conversation, country dance, hiking, furniture refinishing.

Connections

Married Donald W. Longstreth, April 6, 1974 (divorced February 1985).

father:
Robert Ernest Lane

mother:
Elva Jewell (Shilling) Lane

spouse:
Donald W. Longstreth