Royal N. Chapman

Royal N. Chapman

Fellow: Awarded 1926
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

University of Minnesota

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Chapman, Royal Norton: Appointed to make an investigation of the biotic potential of insects as a method of expressing the relation of the abundance of insects, particularly destructive species, to changing environmental conditions, principally with Dr. W. R. Thompson, at the European Parasite Laboratory, Le Mont Fenouillet, Hyères, France, and with Dr. A. D. Imms, at the Rothemstead Experiment Station, England; tenure, twelve months from July 15, 1926.

Born September 17, 1889, at Morristown, Minnesota. Education: University of Minnesota, B.A., 1914, M.A., 1915; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1917.

Schuyler Fellow in Biology and Entomology, Cornell University, 1915–16; Instructor in Animal Biology, 1917–18, Assistant Professor of Animal Biology and Entomology, 1918–23, Associate Professor, 1923–25, Professor, 1925—, Chief of Division of Entomology, 1926—, University of Minnesota.

Publications: “The Basal Connections of the Tracheae of the Wings of Insects,” 1918; “Animal Ecology with Especial Reference to Insects,” 1925; articles in Journal of Agricultural Research, The American Journal of Anatomy, Journal of Economic Entomology, Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Ecology, Report of the State Entomologist of Minnesota, and Bulletins of the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.


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