Dennis H. Knight

Dennis H. Knight
Born: Clear Lake, SD 12/24/1937
Education: Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD (B.A. 1959, biology), Wisconsin—Madison (M.S. 1961, Ph.D. 1964)
Dissertation title: An analysis of Wisconsin forest vegetation on the basis of plant function and gross morphology (Ecology 50:219-234)
Advisor:  Orie L. Loucks
Comments: John T. Curtis (†1961) was advisor for M.S and inspired Ph.D work.  Also influential: Grant Cottam, Eugene Odum
Teaching history: University of Loja (Ecuador) 1964-66; University of Wyoming 1966-2001
Ph.D students: W. H. Romme, E. B. Allen, T. J. Fahey, J. A. Pearson, J. B. Yavitt, Yegang Wu, G. P. Jones, W. F. J. Parsons, K. M. Doyle, C. B. Meyer, D. B. Tinker, C. M. Litton
Others influenced: G. E. Lang (M.S.), J. F. Reynolds (M.S.).
ESA offices and honors: Vice President 1983-84; President 1989-90; Fellow 2012
ESA links: Presidential bio
Archived Papers: Planned: University of Georgia Archives and the American Heritage Center (University of Wyoming)

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