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Robert B. Platt

Robert B. Platt
Born: Knoxville, IN 1/19/13; died 3/11/1998
Education: Emory and Henry Coll, (B.A. 1933); Peabody Coll. (M.S. 1935); Univ. of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. 1948)
Dissertation title: Shale barrens of the mid-Appalachian Mountains. (Ecol. Mon. 21:269-300)
Advisor: Edgar T. Wherry (C)
Other influences: Stanley A. Cain, Henry J. Oosting, Jesse Shaver
Teaching history: Radford Coll. 1940-41; Emory Univ. 1948-78
ESA offices and honors: Mercer Award 1952; Vice President 1966; President 1972-73
ESA links: Mercer Award | Presidential bio