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About Paul Johnsgard

Listed in American Men & Women of Science, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Contemporary Authors, The Writer’s Directory, Who’s Who in Frontier Science and Technology, etc. Literary awards include the Wildlife Society’s annual award for the outstanding book or monograph in the field of terrestrial wildlife biology, awarded to Grouse and Quails of North America; the Library Journal’s selection of Waterfowl: Their Biology and Natural History as one of the most outstanding books of the year in science and technology, the selection of the same book by the Society of the English Speaking People’s Union for inclusion in their society’s worldwide libraries. Named Outstanding Alumnus of North Dakota State University in 1996. I have been honorary life member of the Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union since 1984, and an elected Fellow of the American Ornithologists’ Union since 1961, I have been a Guggenheim Fellow, and have held overseas postdoctoral fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Public Health Service. I was the first University of Nebraska faculty member to win all three major faculty awards, the Distinguished Teaching Award, the Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, and a Regent’s (Foundation) Professorship. In December 2009 I received an Honorary doctor of Science degree from UN-L, and delivered the undergraduate commencement address.


Present Faculty Member, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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