Joseph J. Hickey

Joseph J. Hickey

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology
Fellow: Awarded 1947
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

HICKEY, JOSEPH J.  Appointed for analyses of approximately 250,000 records of banded birds to learn their life expectancies in the wild, their population turnover in nature, and other facts of value to conservationists; and the mapping and charting of migration routes of North American birds, especially for those species that are becoming endangered by civilization; tenure, twelve months.

Born April 16, 1907, in New York City.  Education: New York University, B.S., 1930; University of Wisconsin, M.S., 1943; University of Chicago, 1943—.

Senior Agricultural Aid, 1941–43, Wisconsin State Soil Conservation Commission; Research Assistant in Pharmacology, 1943—, University of Chicago; research for Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1944—.

Publications:  A Guide to Bird Watching, 1943. Articles in Bird-Lore, Audubon Magazine, Auk, Bird-Banding, News from Bird Banders, Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New York, Condor, Yale Review, Wilson Bulletin.


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