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paleontologist

Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Polish paleontologist. Member Polish Geological Society, Paleontological Society (United States of America), Paleaontol. Association (Great Britain), Norwegian Palaeontol. Society (president 1989-1995), Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists (honorary), Linnean Society London (honorary), Academy Europea, Polish Academy of Sciences (State prize 1974), Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Background

Kielan-Jaworowska, Zofia was born on April 25, 1925 in Sokolow, Poland. Daughter of Franciszek and Maria (Osinska) Kielan.

Education

Master in Zoological Sciences, University Warsaw, Poland, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy of Paleontology, University Warsaw, 1953. Doctor (honorary), University Camerino, Italy, 1989.

Career

Assistant department paleobiology University Warsaw, Poland, 1948-1952. From senior science to professor and director Institute Paleontology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1952-1982, head Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, 1984-1987. Professor Paleontology University Oslo, 1987-1995.

Professor paleontology Polska Akademia Nauk, Warsaw, since 1996. Leader Polish-Mongolian Gobi Desert Paleontological Expeditions, 1963-1971. Visiting professor Institute Paleontology Museum Natural History, Paris, 1982-1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Hunting for Dinosaurs, 1969 and other books. Co-editor and co-author: Mesozoic Mannals: the First Two-thirds of Mammalian History, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Polish Geological Society, Paleontological Society (United States of America), Paleaontol. Association (Great Britain), Norwegian Palaeontol. Society (president 1989-1995), Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists (honorary), Linnean Society London (honorary), Academy Europea, Polish Academy of Sciences (State prize 1974), Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Down-hill skiing.

Connections

Married Zbigniew Jaworowski, 1958. 1 child, Mariusz.

father:
Franciszek Kielan

mother:
Maria (Osinska) Kielan

spouse:
Zbigniew Jaworowski

child:
Mariusz Kielan-Jaworowska