Alan Cheetham

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American paleontologist

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According to Wikipedia, Alan H. Cheetham is a paleobiologist and retired senior scientist and curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. Born in El Paso, Texas, January 30, 1928, Cheetham grew up in Taos, New Mexico, received B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology, and, under the guidance of Norman D. Newell, obtained his Ph.D. in paleontology from Columbia University in 1959. Until joining the Smithsonian in 1966, Cheetham was a member of the geology faculty at Louisiana State University; during his tenure there, he was also a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Natural History Museum in London and a guest professor at the University of Stockholm, Sweden . He retired from the Smithsonian in 2001 and resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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