Kenneth D. Roeder papers, 1957-1983


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2.65 cubic ft., 2 digital objects

Kenneth David Roeder was a professor of biology at Tufts University from 1931 to 1976. Born in England in1908, Roeder received a bachelor's degree in 1929 and a master's degree from St. John's College, Cambridge University. After a brief teaching assistantship at the University of Toronto, Roeder came to Tufts in 1931. He became professor of physiology and chaired the Biology Department from 1959-1964. Roeder's work focused on insect physiology and animal behavior. He served on the presidential commission investigating the use of DDT. He was elected to the American Academy of Sciences (1946) and elected to the National Academy of Sciences (1964).

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