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Robert Barclay Mc Ghee

scientist , educator.

Robert Barclay Mc Ghee, American scientist, educator. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Michael award for research U. Georgia, 1957.


Ghee, Robert Barclay Mc was born on February 22, 1918 in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles McClung and Marion (Snavely) McGhee.


Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Berea College, 1940. Master of Science in Zoology, U. Georgia, 1940-1942. Doctor of Philosophy. in Bacteriology and Parasitology, University of Chicago, 1948.


Assistant Rockefeller Institute Medical Research, 1948-1951, associate, 1951-1954. Member of faculty U. Georgia, 1954-1982, head department zoology, 1955-1964, professor, 1958-1982, Alumni Foundation Distinguished professor zoology, 1964-1982.


  • Author articles parastic protozoa.


Member study section tropical medicine and parasitology United States Public Health Service, 1965-1971, chairman, 1970-1971. Member of advisory science board Gorgas Memorial Institute, 1972-1982.; Served to captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II.

Fellow American Academy Microbiology, Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member American Society Parasitologists (council 1960-1964), Society Protozoologists (nominating committee 1961, secretary 1973-1979, president-elect 1979-1980, president 1980-1981), American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Institute Biological Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Naturalists. Club: Town and Gown (Athens) (president 1963-1964).


Married Ann Lewis Hinkle, March 30, 1946. Children: Nancy Stuart, Terence Barclay, Michael Bruce.

Charles McClung McGhee

Marion (Snavely) McGhee

Ann Lewis Hinkle

Nancy Stuart Ghee

Terence Barclay Ghee

Michael Bruce Ghee