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Thomas Griffiths, Works from 1978-2007

Identifier: 14-2/2: Griffiths, Thomas

Scope and Contents

The Thomas Griffiths collection consists of materials culminating from a long research career in the field of bat anatomy and physiology. It is made up journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and other biographical and faculty work-related materials.

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Biographical Materials II. Papers & Presentations III. Published Works: Journal Articles IV. Published Works: Book Chapters V. Clippings VI: Other Formats


  • Works from 1978-2007

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Thomas Griffiths was an Academic Dean and Professor of Biology at Illinois Wesleyan from August 1981 to July 2007. His research in bat anatomy and physiology led to numerous publications in peer-reviewed biological journals; as well as, two book chapters in Mammals of South America. Dr. Griffiths was the 1990 Illinois Wesleyan University Century Club Honoree in recognition of his teaching excellence.

Dr. Griffiths began his 26-year career at IWU following teaching positions with the University of Vermont and SUNY College of Arts and Science, Plattsburgh. He holds a master's degree in zoology from the University of Vermont, and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Massachusetts. He has also served as a Research Associate in the Department of Mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and is an editor of Bat Research News.


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Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Illinois Wesleyan University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 2899
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington IL 61701 US