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Murray F. Buell

Murray F. Buell Born: New Haven, CT 10/6/1905, died 7/2/1975 Education: Cornell (A.B. 1930); Minnesota (A.M. 1934, Ph.D. 1935). Dissertation title: The embryology of Acorus calamus Linn. (Bot. Gaz. 99:556-568) Adviser: W. S. Cooper in graduate school. ESA’s Buell Award

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E. Lucy Braun

Emma Lucy Braun Born: Cincinnati, OH 4/19/1889; died 3/5/1971 Education: Cincinnati (B.A. 1910; M.A. 1912; Ph.D. 1914) Dissertation title: The physiographic ecology of the Cincinnati region (Ohio Biol. Surv. 2:115-211. Bull. no. 7) Adviser:

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F. Herbert Bormann

F. Herbert Bormann Born: New York, NY 3/24/1922; died 6/7/2012 Education: Rutgers (B.S. 1948); Duke (M.A. 1950, Ph.D. 1952) Dissertation title: Factors determining the role of loblolly pine and sweetgum in early old-field succession (Ecol. Mon. 23:339-358) Adviser: Murray Buell

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Fakhri Bazzaz

Fakhri Bazzaz Born: Baghdad, Iraq 6/16/1933; died 2/6/2008 Education: Univ. Baghdad (BA 1953), Illinois (MS 1960; Ph.D. 1963) Dissertation title: Secondary succession on abandoned fields in Southern Illinois (Ecology 49: 924-36 ) Adviser: L. C. Bliss (C) Teaching History: Baghdad

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W. Dwight Billings

W. Dwight Billings Born: Washington, D.C. 12/29/1910; died 1/4/1997. Education: Butler Univ. (A.B. 1933); Duke (A.M. 1935, Ph.D. 1936) Dissertation title: The structure and development of old-field shortleaf pine stands and certain associated physical properties of the soil. (Ecol. Mon.

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Lawrence C. Bliss

Lawrence C. Bliss Born: Cleveland, OH 11/29/1929 Education: Kent State Univ. (B.S. 1951}; Duke (M.S. 1953, Ph.D. 1956) Dissertation title: A comparison of plant development in microenvironments of arctic and alpine tundras (Ecol. Mon. 26:303-337) Adviser:

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Charles E. Bessey

Charles E. Bessey Primary specialty: Plant geography and taxonomy Adviser: F. E. Clements, Conway MacMillan (M.A.),

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John E. Weaver

John E. Weaver Born: Villisca, IA 5/5/1884; died 6/8/1966 Education: Nebraska (B. Sc. 1909, M.S. 1911); Minnesota (Ph.D. 1916) Dissertation title: A study of the vegetation of southeastern Washington and adjacent Idaho. (Univ. of Nebraska Studies 17:1-133) Adviser: Herbert C.

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Henry Chandler Cowles

Henry Chandler Cowles Born: Kensington, CT 2/27/1869; died 9/12/1939 Education: Oberlin Coll. (A.B. 1893); Chicago (Ph.D. 1898) Dissertation title: An ecological study of the sand dune flora of northern Indiana (Bot. Gaz. 27:95-117, 167-202, 281-308, 361-391) Adviser: T. C. Chamberlin,

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W. Clark Ashby

W. Clark Ashby Born: Duluth, MN 7/6/1922 Education: Chicago (B.D. 1947, Ph. D. 1950); California (1947-49; no degree) Dissertation title: Effects of certain acid growth-regulating substances and their corresponding aldehydes on the growth of roots. (Bot. Gaz. 112: 237-249). Adviser:

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