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software developer , biology educator

Robert Knight Colwell, American ecology and evolutionary biology educator, software developer. Recipient grant National Science Foundation, since 1970.

Background

Colwell, Robert Knight was born on October 9, 1943 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Robert Pulliam and Eleanor Ann (Knight) Colwell.

Education

AB, Harvard College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1969.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University Chicago, 1969-1971. Assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1971-1975, associate professor, 1975-1982, professor, 1982-1989, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1989-2001, board trustess distinguished professor, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (software) Biota: The Biodiversity Database Manager. Contributor over 90 articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Mary-Claire King, 1973 (divorced 1983). 1 child, Emily King; married Robin Lee Chazdon, August 8, 1985. Children: Rachel Rose, Charles Pulliam.

father:
Robert Pulliam Colwell

mother:
Eleanor Ann (Knight) Colwell

spouses:
Mary-Claire King

Robin Lee Chazdon

children:
Emily King Colwell

Rachel Rose Colwell

Charles Pulliam Colwell