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Emeritus Professor, University of Cape Town

I am a retired professor of evolutionary and conservation biology. During my 40 years at the University of Cape Town, I: educated students who have gone on to become professors/lecturers, museum directors and conservation biologists in their own right; authored more that 200 scientific papers in peer-reviewed publications; and was elected a Fellow at UCT and president of the southern African Societies of Wildlife Research and Systematic Biology.


  • –present
    Emeritus Professor Tim Crowe - University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town


  • 1972 
    University of Chicago, M.Sc.
  • 1970 
    University of Masschusetts/Boston, B.A.


Elected Fellow - University of Cape Town - Past-president Southern African Wildlife Management Association - Past-president Southern African Society for Systematic Biology - SASSB AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY