Emmett Reid Dunn

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-21-1894

Died: 02-13-1956

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Dunn, Emmet Reid: Appointed for researches on Central American reptiles and amphibians, and on the salamanders of the family Ambystomidae; field work in Mexico and Costa Rica and study in European Museums; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1928.

Born November 21, 1894, at Alexandria, Virginia. Education: Haverford College, A.B., 1915, M.A., 1916; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1921.

Assistant in Zoology, 1916, Instructor, 1917, Assistant Professor, 1921–27, Associate Professor, 1927—, Smith College; Field Naturalist, American Museum of Natural History, 1916–1926; Field Naturalist, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925; Aid, U. S. National Museum, 1919; Aid, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1922. Secretary, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 1924—, Editor of Copeia, 1924—.

Publications: “The Salamanders of the Family Hynobidae;” 1923; “The Salamanders of the Family Ambystomidae,” 1926; articles in American Mercury, Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, American Naturalist, Science, Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Copeia, Aquatic Life, Bulletin and Novitates of the American Museum of Natural History, Proceedings of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club, Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History, Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan, Publications of the Academy of Sciences of San Francisco, Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.