Horace Stunkard

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-23-1889

Died: 09-10-1989

Website: http://biology.as.nyu.edu/object/biology.history.stunkard

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

STUNKARD, HORACE WESLEY: Appointed for research on the life history of certain parasitic worms, being an attempt to discover the manner in which they are acquired by their hosts; in certain European laboratories; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1931.

Born August 23, 1889, at Monmouth, Iowa.  Education:  Coe College, B.S., 1912; University of Illinois, A.M., 1914, Ph.D., 1916.

Assistant in Zoology, 1912–14, Fellow in Zoology, 1914–16, University of Illinois; Instructor in Biology, 1916–19, Assistant Professor, 1919–22, Associate Professor, 1922–25, Professor and Head of Department, 1925—, New York University. Research Associate, American Museum of Natural History, 1921—. A. Cressy Morrison Prize of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1929.

Publications: Articles in Journal of Parasitology, Illinois Biological Monographs, Journal of Morphology and Physiology, American Museum Novitates, Bulletin of American Museum of Natural History, Transactions of American Microscopical Society, Anatomical Record, Parasitology, Annales de Parasitologie, American Journal of Tropical Medicine, Scientific Monthly, Biological Bulletin.