Emmett Reid Dunn

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1894 – 1956

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Who was Emmett Reid Dunn?

Emmett Reid Dunn was an American herpetologist noted for his work in Panama and for studies of salamanders in the Eastern United States. He attended Haverford College as an undergraduate and received his PhD from Harvard University. After receiving his PhD, he taught at Smith College. He left Smith to study on a Guggenheim Fellowship, following which he became a professor of biology at Haverford College. He was also curator of reptiles and amphibians at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. He served as editor of Copeia from 1924 to 1929.

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Born
Nov 21, 1894
Alexandria
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    Biology
    ( - 1921)
  • Biomedical Sciences
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
    (1929 - 1956/02/13)
Died
Feb 13, 1956
Bryn Mawr

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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