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James F. Crow (1916--2012) (2012)


James Franklin Crow pioneered population genetics and influenced policy in human genetics. He was a scholar, citizen, and friend, who touched the lives of students, colleagues, musicians, and many others. He was born on 18 January 1916 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. After receiving his bachelor's degree from Friends University in 1937 and his Ph.D. in genetics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1941, he joined the faculty at Dartmouth College. In 1948, he moved to the University of Wisconsin--Madison, where he remained fully active until his death on 4 January 2012 at the age of 95.


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Authors & Contributors
Dietrich, Heather
Schibeci, R.
Hagemann, Rudolf
Oldroyd, Benjamin P.
Mayo, Oliver
Richardson, Sarah S.
Public Understanding of Science
Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology
Historical Records of Australian Science
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Current Anthropology
University of Chicago Press
Brandeis University
McGill University (Canada)
The MIT Press
Human genetics
Public policy
Population genetics
Kinsey, Alfred C.
Stern, Curt
Crozier, Rossiter Henry
Grant, Madison
Goethe, Charles M.
Zinder, Norton D.
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
20th century, early
United States
Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank
Human Genome Project
Génome Canada
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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