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Biographical entry Campbell, Kenton Stewart Wall (1927 - )


9 September 1927
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia


Kenton Stewart W. Campbell was Professor of Geology at the Australian National University 1982-93 and has been an Emeritus Professor since 1993. His interests include vertebrate palaeontology, early evolution and palaeozoic stratigraphy.


Born Ipswich, Queensland, 9 September 1927. Educated University of Queensland (BSc (hons) 1949, MSc 1951, PhD 1958). Assistant Geologist, Queensland Geological Survey 1950-51; Mathematics Master, Albury Grammar School 1951; Temporary Lecturer in Geology, University of New England 1952; Lecturer in Geology, University of New England 1953-58; Senior Lecturer in Geology, University of New England 1958-62; Senior Lecturer in Geology, Australian National University 1962-64, Reader in Geology 1965-81, Dean, Faculty of Science 1978-80, Professor of Geology 1982-93, Emeritus Professor from 1993. Clarke Memorial Lecturer, Royal Society of New South Wales 1975; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1983; Mawson Lecturer, Australian Academy of Science 1986. President, Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 1976-77.

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  • Rickard, Mike, comp., Geology at ANU (1959-2009) : 50 Years of History and Reminiscences, ANU E Press, Acton, A.C.T., 2010, 276 pp. Details

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