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Robert J. Stanton Jr., Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Stanton has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry

Robert J. Stanton Jr., Ph.D. has been recognized as professor emeritus of Texas A&M University since 1998.

    THOUSAND OAKS, CA, November 08, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert J. Stanton Jr., Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Stanton celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Stanton has been recognized as professor emeritus of Texas A&M University since 1998. Prior to his retirement, he was the Ray C. Fish professor of geology with the school from 1986 to 1998, having been a professor since 1972 and a member of the faculty since 1967. In addition to his primary roles, he served as department head from 1979 to 1983. Earlier in his career, Dr. Stanton was a research geologist with the Shell Development Company from 1959 to 1967.

Dr. Stanton began his career as a student at the California Institute of Technology, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in 1953. He subsequently joined the United State Army, serving from 1953 to 1955. He continued his education at Harvard University, completing a Master of Arts in 1956. Dr. Stanton subsequently returned to the California Institute of Technology, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in 1960.

A respected leader in the field, Dr. Stanton has been affiliated with a number of organizations in his community. A fellow of the Geological Society of America, he is also a member of the International Palaeontological Association, the Paleontology Society, the Paleontological Research Institution, the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Sigma Xi and Tau Beta. The co-author of "Paleoecology: Principles and Application," Dr. Stanton has been a visiting professor with the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany and a research associate with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

Throughout his career, Dr. Stanton has been recognized for his achievements. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, and Who's Who in the West.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Stanton has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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