Paul Weatherwax

Paul Weatherwax

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Indiana University

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

WEATHERWAX, PAUL.  Appointed for a study of the maize plant, past and present, in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia, with collateral work on the accompanying grass flora; tenure, twelve months from September 15, 1944.

Born April 4, 1888, Worthington, Indiana.  Education:  Wabash College, 1909; DePauw University, 1910; Indiana University, A.B., 1914, A.M., 1915, Ph.D., 1918.

Instructor in Botany, 1915–19, Associate Professor, 1921–35, Professor, 1935—, Indiana University; Associate Professor of Botany, 1919–21, University of Georgia; Visiting Professor, University of Iowa, Summer, 1936.

Publications:  The Story of the Maize Plant, 1923; Plant Biology, 1942. Articles in Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Botanical Gazette, American Naturalist, Genetics, Indiana University Studies, Journal of Heredity, American Journal of Botany, Torreya, American Midland Naturalist, University of New Mexico Bulletin.


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