John Frederick Dewey

John Frederick Dewey FRS is a British structural geologist and a strong proponent of the theory of plate tectonics, building upon the early work undertaken in the 1960s and 1970s. He is widely regarded as an authority on the development and evolution of mountain ranges. Dewey was educated at Bancroft's School and Queen Mary and Imperial College at the University of London where he was awarded a BSc and PhD in geology. Following a period as lecturer at the University of Manchester, the University of Cambridge and Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dewey was appointed Professor of Geology at the State University of New York at Albany. During this period he produced a series of classic ... more on Wikipedia

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