|Born||Edwin Grant Conklin
November 24, 1863
|Died||November 20, 1952(aged 88)|
|Institutions||Ohio Wesleyan UniversityNorthwestern University
|Alma mater||Ohio Wesleyan University
Johns Hopkins University
|Notable awards||John J. Carty Award (1943)|
He was educated at Ohio Wesleyan University and Johns Hopkins University. He was professor of biology at Ohio Wesleyan (1891–94) and professor of zoology at Northwestern University (1894–96), the University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908), and Princeton University (1908-1935). He became coeditor of the Journal of Morphology, The Biological Bulletin, and the Journal of Experimental Zoology. He was president of the American Society of Naturalists in 1912 and president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1936. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1914. He also served on the board of trustees for Science Service, now known as Society for Science and the Public, from 1937-1952. In 1943 Conklin was awarded the John J. Carty Award from the National Academy of Sciences.
He married Belle Adkinson (d.1940) in 1889.
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