Brower, Lincoln P.

Brower, Lincoln P. (Pierson)

(1931–  ) entomologist; born in Summit, N.J. He was a Fulbright scholar at Oxford University (1957–58), then taught at Amherst College (1958–80) before becoming distinguished professor of zoology at the University of Florida (1980). A specialist in studies of migration and protective coloration of monarch butterflies and a producer of ecological films, he made major contributions to research on ecology, evolution, animal behavior, and ecological chemistry.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.