George B. Craig

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George B. Craig, Jr. (July 8, 1930 — December 21, 1995) was an American biologist and entomologist, the Clark Professor of Biology at the University of Notre Dame, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a recipient of the National Institutes of Health Merit Award.[1][2]

The New York Times called Craig "one of the world's foremost experts on mosquitoes".[2]

The National Academies Press called him "an internationally recognized expert on the biology and control of mosquitoes" and that his "contributions made ... to medical entomology are almost incalculable".[1]

Life and career[edit]

Craig was born in Chicago. He received B.A. degree from the University of Indiana and received M. S. and doctorate degrees in entomology from the University of Illinois in 1952 and 1956, respectively.[1][2] He became a full professor at the University of Notre Dame in 1964 and was named the Clark Professor of Biology in 1974.[1][2]

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