Rolf Singer

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Fellow: Awarded 1952

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-23-1906

Died: 01-18-1994

Website: http://www.fieldmuseum.org/explore/rolf-singer-1906-1994

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

SINGER, ROLF.  Appointed for studies of the mycological flora of subtropical America; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1942.

Born June 23, 1906, in Germany.  Education:  University of Munich, 1925–27; University of Vienna, Ph.D., 1931; Academy of Sciences of the U. S. S. R., Doctor of Biology, 1940.

Member of two expeditions to the Caucasus Mountains, 1928–29, for the Academy of Science of Vienna; member of two expeditions to the Pyrenees, 1934, for the Junta de Ciènces Naturals, Barcelona; member of expedition to the Altai Mountains, 1937, for the Academy of Science, Botanical Institute, Leningrad.  Assistant Professor, 1934-35, University of Barcelona; Senior Scientific Expert, 1935–40, Academy of Science of the U. S. S. R., Botanical Institute; Research Associate, 1941—, Farlow Herbarium, Harvard University.

Publications:  Articles in Annales Mycologici, Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde, Hedwigia, Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt, Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France, Archiv für Protistenkunde, Akademischer Anzeiger, Revue de Mycologie, Annales de Cryptogamie Exotique, Schweizer Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde, Sovietskaya Botanika, Mycologia, Journal Botanique de l’U.R.R.S., Cavanillesia.