Harold Kirby Jr.

Harold Kirby Jr.

Fellow: Awarded 1934
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of California, Berkeley

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

KIRBY, HAROLD, JR.:  Appointed for studies chiefly in Africa of the Protozoa living in termites, for the purpose of contributing toward a solution of problems of phylogeny and taxonomy in host-parasite relationships and of comparative cytology; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1934.

Born February 2, 1900, in Nova Scotia.  Education: Emory University, B.S., 1922; University of California, M.A., 1923, Ph.D., 1925.

Instructor in Biology, 1925–28, Yale University; Assistant Professor of Zoölogy, 1928–31, Associate Professor, 1931—, University of California.

Publications: Syllabus in Protozoology, 1929, revised, 1933. Contributor to Problems and Methods of Research in Protozoology, 1930, and Termites and Termite Control, 1934. Articles in University of California Publications in Zoölogy, The Condor, Anatomical Record, Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Parasitology, Archive für Protistenkunde, Transactions of the American Microscopical Society.

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