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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 as a postdoctora...

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 to 1983....

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 of peri...

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 Massachuset...

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 in Brit...

Montagu, Ashley

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

Kao, Charles Kuen

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

Galt, Sir Alexander Tilloch

(Encyclopedia) Galt, Sir Alexander Tilloch tĭl´ək gôlt [key], 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. H...

Isherwood, Christopher

(Encyclopedia) Isherwood, Christopher ish´ərwo͝od [key], 1904–86, British-American author. After the appearance of his first novel, All the Conspirators (1928), Isherwood went to Germany. The fou...

West, Paul Noden

(Encyclopedia) West, Paul Noden, 1930–2015, British-American writer, b. Eckington, Derbyshire, England, B.A. Univ. of Birmingham (1950), M.A. Columbia (1953). After serving in the Royal Air Force and teachi...