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Lawrence Cory  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  


  • Ph.D. Biology, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.
  • A.B. Zoology, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor of Biology - St. Mary's College of California - Present)


  • Saint Mary's College - Saint Mary's College (1988)
  • Science Faculty Fellow - National Science Foundation Award (1973)
  • Fellow - California Academy of Sciences (1965)


  • research grant #CC00256 - U.S. Public Health Service (1967)
    for research on pesticide residues in the Sierra Nevada (1967-1970)
  • National Science Foundation grant - National Science Foundation (1964)
    to support ecological and evolutionary research on the Sierra Nevada mountain frog, Rana muscosa. (1964-1967)


  • Cory, Lawrence. 1973. Creationism and the Scientific Method, American Biology Teacher, vol. 35, issue 4, pg.223-225
  • Cory, Lawrence, Serate, W. and Fjeld, P. 1971. Environmental DDT and the Genetics of Natural Populations, Nature (London), vol. 229, issue 5280, pg.128-130
  • Cory, Lawrence, Serate, W. and Fjeld, P. 1968. Distribution Patterns of DDT Residues in the Sierra Nevada mountains, American Zoologist, vol. 8, issue 4, pg.815
  • Cory, Lawrence. 1966. A Morphologically Unique Frog Population in an Ecologically Rigorous Environment, American Zoologist, vol. 6, issue 4, pg.532
  • Cory, Lawrence. 1963. Effects of Introduced Trout on the Evolution of Native Frogs in the Sierra Nevada, Proceedings of the XVI International Congress of Zoology, vol. 1963, issue 2, pg.172
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