Max Demorest

Max Demorest

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

Wesleyan University

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

DEMOREST, MAX HARRISON.  Appointed for studies of the physics of ice, in particular quantitative laboratory studies of the structure and flow of glacial ice; tenure, sixteen months from June 1, 1942 (postponed).

Born February 18, 1910, Flint, Michigan.  Education:  University of Michigan, A.B., 1934; University of Cincinnati, M.S., 1936; Princeton University, Ph.D., 1938 (Libby Fellow, 1937–38). Sterling Fellow, Yale University, 1939–40; National Research Council Fellow, 1940–41.

Assistant Instructor in Geology, 1934–36, University of Cincinnati; Assistant Instructor in Geology, 1936–37, Princeton University; Assistant Professor of Geology, 1938–39, University of South Dakota; Instructor in Geology, 1939—, Wesleyan University.

Publications:  Articles in Journal of Geology, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, American Journal of Science, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Transactions of the New York Academy of Science, Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde.

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