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Sawney David Webb

biologist , educator , paleontologist

Sawney David Webb, American paleontologist, biologist, educator. John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1972-1973.


Webb, Sawney David was born on October 31, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1958. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1964.


Institute University California, Berkeley, 1963-1964. From assistant curator to curator Florida State Museum, Gainesville. From assistant professor to professor University Florida.

Consultant continental shelf United States Department Interior, Washington, 1980-1982.


  • Pleistocene mammals of Florida
  • Author, editor: Pleistocene Mammals of Florida, 1974, The Great American Biotic Interchange, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Geological Institute (board governors 1976-1979), International Quaternary Association (vice president since 1983), Society Vert. Paleontological (president, editor 1978-1984), Paleontological Society (associate editor Paleobiology 1977-1981), Society Study Evolution, American Society Mammalogists, American Quaternary Association (associate editor Quaternary Research since 1983), American Buckskin Horse Association.