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Name:  Richard D. Alexander  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Non-Fiction

Born: 1929 in White Heath, Illinois

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*Alexander was born in White Heath, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Alexander is a Retired Professor of Biology, a Farmer and a Writer. He currently resides in Michigan.Alexander was a Rockefeller Foundation research associate at Ohio State University and was an instructor, assistant professor , associate professor, profesor of biology and curator of insects at Museum of Zoology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has published about 140 articles and books, and two phonograph records of insect sounds, between 1954 and the present.Alexander edited ''The Biology of the Naked Mole Rat'' with other authors.


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