William Glen (geologist)

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William Glen
Born 1932
New York, New York
Fields Geology, Historian
Known for Biostratigraphy; history of Earth sciences

William Glen, Ph.D. is a geologist and historian of science. He is a former Editor-at-Large at Stanford University Press, former Visiting Scientist/Historian at the U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, and is currently Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, CA.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • William Glen, 1970, Exercises in Physical Geology, W.C. Brown Publishing Co., 154 pp.
  • William Glen, 1975, Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co., Columbus, Ohio, 188 pp. ISBN 0675087996
  • William Glen, 1985, Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics. Second Edition, Published by Geo-Resources Associates, San Mateo, Ca., 200 pp. ISBN 0675087996
  • William Glen, 1982, The Road to Jaramillo: Critical Years of the Revolution in Earth Science Stanford University Press, Stanford, Ca., 459 pp. ISBN 0804711194
  • William Glen (ed.) 1994, The Mass-Extinction Debates: How Science Works in a Crisis Stanford University Press, Stanford, Ca., 371 pp. ISBN 0804722854
  • William Glen, 1959 Pliocene and Lower Pleistocene of the Western Part of the San Francisco Peninsula, University of California Publications in the Geological Sciences, University of California Press, 36, 2: l47-l98, plates 15-17, 5 text figs., 1959.



  • Learning Stewards Interview: (See "learningstewards" channel on YouTube). Dr. Glen discusses his life's work as a historian of science.