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Herman Glen Cooke
Transcript of Herman Glen Cooke
Bachelor of Science from Virginia State College (1936)
Master of Science from University of Pennsylvania (1939)
Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin (1962)
Herman was a member of :
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Entomological Society
International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology
Elizabeth City State Universty
branch of zoology dealing with the scientific study of insects. The Greek word entomon, meaning “notched,” refers to the segmented body plan of the insect. The zoological categories of genetics, taxonomy, morphology, physiology, behavior, and ecology are included in this field of study. Also included are the applied aspects of economic entomology, which encompasses the harmful and beneficial impact of insects on humans and their activities. Entomology also plays an important role in studies of biodiversity and assessment of environmental quality.
Taxonomist Entomologist for the Agricultural Research Center (1944/1945)
Assistant Professor of Biology at the Hampton Institute (1946-1953)
Cooke was appointed Professor of Biology of Elizabeth City State University (1961)
Born: November 28, 1918
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia
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Cooke is famous for his specialization in Entomology