All Press Releases for April 10, 2019

Carolyn Merchant, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

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

Carolyn Merchant has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

    BERKELEY, CA, April 10, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Carolyn Merchant, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Merchant celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her 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.

An educated and qualified individual in her profession, Dr. Merchant obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, in 1958. Subsequently, she attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she secured a Master of Arts in 1962 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1967. Shortly thereafter, she began her career with the University of San Francisco, progressing from an assistant professor to an associate professor between 1969 and 1978. Furthermore, she excelled with the University of California, Berkeley, also progressing from an assistant professor to a full professor from 1979 until her retirement in 2018.

Throughout her career, Dr. Merchant has worked as a lecturer and consultant in the field. These appointments include the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, CA, the department of conservation and resource studies with the University of California, Berkeley, as well as serving as a visiting professor and fellow for École Normale Supérieure and Murdoch University, respectively. A published author since 1980, her written works include "The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology and the Scientific Revolution," "Ecological Revolutions, Nature, Gender and Science in New England," "Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World," "Earthcare, Women and the Environment," and "Science and Nature: Past, Present, and Future," among others.

To remain aware of changes in the field, Dr. Merchant is affiliated with a number of professional organizations, including the West Coast History of Science Society, the American Society for Environmental History, and the Society of Woman Geographers. As a testament to her accomplishments, she has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the California Council for the Humanities and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Merchant is also a Fulbright Senior Scholar, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, a National Humanities Center Fellow, and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow.

Dr. Merchant is especially inspired by and proud of her sister Dr. Ann Merchant Boesgaard, who is an astronomer at the University of Hawaii. Dr. Boesgaard received the 2019 Henry Morris Russell Leadership Award in Astronomical Research from her lifetime eminence in astronomical research.

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

About Marquis Who's Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America®, Marquis Who's Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America®, Who's Who in the World®, Who's Who in American Law®, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who's Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who's Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who® website at

# # #

Contact Information

Fred Marks
Marquis Who's Who Ventures LLC
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Voice: 844-394-6946
E-Mail: Email Us Here
Website: Visit Our Website
Follow Us: