Stanley A. Cain

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-19-1902

Died: 04-01-1995

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

CAIN, STANLEY ADAIR:  Appointed for the preparation of a book on the concepts and methods of geobotany; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1940.

Born June 19, 1902, in Jefferson County, Indiana. Education:  Butler University, B.S., 1924; University of Chicago, M.S., 1927, Ph.D., 1930.

Instructor in Botany, 1924–27, Assistant Professor, 1927–30, Associate Professor, 1930–31, Butler University; Assistant Professor of Botany, 1931–33, Research Associate in the Waterman Institute, 1933–35, Indiana University; Associate Professor of Botany, 1935—, University of Tennessee; Plant Sociologist, Summers, 1935–38, Cold Spring Harbor Biological Laboratory.

Publications:  Articles in Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences, Botanical Gazette, Butler University Botanical Studies, Ecological Monographs, American Midland Naturalist, Ecology, Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club, Bryologist, Castanea, Botanical Reviews, American Journal of Botany. Contributor to Grout’s Moss Flora of North America.


National Academy of Sciences , 1970