Kent Island Directors

1935-38: Bill Gross (Bowdoin ’37; Harvard graduate student)

1939: Charles Ruckstuhl (MIT graduate student)

1940-41: James Blunt (Bowdoin ’40)

1942-45: none (no summer program because of WWII)

1946-49: Raymond Payntor (Bowdoin ’47; Yale graduate student)

1950-51: Al Barnes (’49)

1952: Edgar Folk (professor, Bowdoin Biology Dept.)

1953-88: Chuck Huntington (professor, Bowdoin Biology Dept.)(absent 1979-80)

1979-80: Peter Cannell (Bowdoin ’76; American Museum of Natural History graduate student)

1987-2003: Nat Wheelwright (professor, Bowdoin Biology Dept.; co-director 2000-01)

2000-01:  2004-08 Bob Mauck (professor, Kenyon College)

2008-15: Damon Gannon (faculty, Bowdoin College)

2016: Don Dearborn (professor, Bates College)

2017: Ed Minot (professor emeritus, Massey University)

2017-present: Patricia Jones (professor, Bowdoin College)

Note: From 1935-53, Bowdoin Biology Professor Alfred O. Gross held the position of Director, although he spent relatively little time on Kent Island.

Fred Field Ed & Patty