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Whittingham, Michael Stanley

(Encyclopedia) Whittingham, Michael Stanley, 1941–, British-American chemist, Ph.D. Oxford, 1968. Whittingham worked for Exxon Research & Engineering from 1972 to 1984, then joined Schlumberger…

Harris, Frank

(Encyclopedia) Harris, Frank, 1856–1931, British-American author, b. Galway, Ireland. He studied at the Univ. of Kansas, became a U.S. citizen, and returning to England, edited successively a number…

Ogilvy, David Mackenzie

(Encyclopedia) Ogilvy, David Mackenzie, 1911–99, British-American advertising executive. He was a chef in Paris and a door-to-door salesman before entering advertising, becoming an account executive…

O'Keefe, John

(Encyclopedia) O'Keefe, John, 1939–, British-American neuroscientist, b. New York City, Ph.D. McGill Univ., 1967. O'Keefe has spent his entire career at University College London, beginning…

Montagu, Ashley

(Encyclopedia) Montagu, Ashley (Montague Francis Ashley Montagu)ăsh´lē mänt´əgyü, 1905–99, British-American anthropologist, b. London as Israel Ehrenberg, Ph.D. Columbia Univ., 1937. He was assistant…

Kao, Sir Charles Kuen

(Encyclopedia) Kao, Sir Charles Kuen, 1933–2018, British-American physicist, b. Shanghai, China, Ph.D. Imperial College London, 1965. Kao was an engineer and researcher at Standard Telecommunications…

Deaton, Angus Stewart

(Encyclopedia) Deaton, Angus Stewart, 1945–, British-American economist, b. Edinburgh, Scotland, Ph.D Cambridge, 1974. He was a professor of econometrics at the Univ. of Bristol, England, from 1976…

Hart, Oliver Simon D'Arcy

(Encyclopedia) Hart, Oliver Simon D'Arcy, 1948–, British-American economist, b. London, England, Ph.D. Princeton, 1974. He has been a professor at the London School of Economics (1981–85), the…

Galt, Sir Alexander Tilloch

(Encyclopedia) Galt, Sir Alexander Tilloch tĭl´ək gôlt, 1817–93, Canadian statesman, b. England; son of John Galt. In 1835 he went to Canada in the service of the British American Land Company. He…

Isherwood, Christopher

(Encyclopedia) Isherwood, Christopher ish´ərwo͝od, 1904–86, British-American author. After the appearance of his first novel, All the Conspirators (1928), Isherwood went to Germany. The four years he…