Grant Cottam

Grant Cottam
Born: Sandy, UT 8/26/1918; died 5/13/2009
Education: Utah (B.A. 1939), Wisconsin (Ph.D. 1948)
Dissertation title: The phytosociology of an oak woods in southwestern Wisconsin. (Ecology 30:271-287)
Adviser: John T. Curtis (C)
Comments: Also influenced by Walter P. Cottam, father and undergraduate adviser.
Teaching history: Hawaii 1948-49; Wisconsin 1949-1986
Ph. D. Students: Paul G. Risser.
Others influenced: Dennis H. Knight (Ph.D), Robert K. Peet (B.A)
Archived papers: Oral history interviews at Wisconsin | Contact UW-Madison Archives for his biographical file
External links: UW obituary

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