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research wildlife biologist

Roger Lee Gentry, American research wildlife biologist. Grantee National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1973-1974, National Geography Society, 1985-1986, 86-87, 90-91. Petty officer second class United States Coast Guard, 1958-1960. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, Animal Behavior Society, Society for Marine Mammalogy, The Oceanography Society.

Background

Gentry, Roger Lee was born on March 19, 1938 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Roger Howard and Harriette Viola (Childs) Gentry.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, San Francisco, 1962. Master of Arts, California State University, San Francisco, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Santa Cruz, 1970.

Career

Post-doctoral fellow Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research, University Adelaide, Australia, 1970-1971. Research faculty University California, Santa Cruz, 1971-1974. Research wildlife biologist National Marine Mammal Laboratory, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, since 1974.

Participant Food and Agriculture Organization Consultation on Marine Mammals, Bergen, Norway, 1976. Member United States delegate to the Standing Science Committee for the Interim Convention on North Pacific Fur Seals, Moscow, 1980, 84, Ottawa, Canada, 1982, Washington, 1983. Researcher and presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Fur Seals: Maternal Strategies on Land and at Sea, 1986, The Status, Biology and Ecology of Fur Seals, 1987, Behavioral Ecology of the Northern Fur Seal, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Petty officer second class United States Coast Guard, 1958-1960. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mammalogists, Animal Behavior Society, Society for Marine Mammalogy, The Oceanography Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sea kayaking, paragliding.

Connections

Children: Melissa Gentry O'Brien, Erin Childs, Alison Neville.

father:
Roger Howard Gentry

mother:
Harriette Viola (Childs) Gentry

children:
Melissa Gentry O'Brien Gentry

Erin Childs Gentry

Alison Neville Gentry