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Prof. Mario Aurelio Di Gregorio

--------b. 23-May-1950 Milan, Italy - d. 02-April-2022 L'Aquila, Italy------------ Education: - Degree in Philosophy, Milan State University, Italy, 1973. - Training in Zoology, Dept of Zoology, Milan State University, 1973-1974. - M. A. (Cantab.), 1978 - PhD (Lond.), Dept. Of Anatomy and Embryology, University College London, 1980 Appointments: - Tutor in History, Italian and Latin, “Conservatorio Musicale G. Verdi”, Milan, Italy. - Research Fellow, Darwin College, Cambridge, England, 1978-1981. - Freelance Lecturer, Faculty of History, Cambridge University, 1979-1987. - Research Associate, The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, England. - Tutor and Lecturer, UCLA – Extramural Board Programme, Cambridge University, England, 1985-1988. - Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of History, Cambridge University, 1987-1992. - Senior Member, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1987- - Visiting Professor of History and Biology, Hiram College, Ohio, U. S. A., 1989. - Professor of the History of Science, University of L’ Aquila, Italy, 1992- - Rector’s Deputy and Head of International Office, University of L’Aquila, Italy, 1996-2004. -Visiting Professor, Department of History, UCLA, 1999 & 2001 -Visiting Professor, Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town, 2003, 2007; African Studies 2005-2006. -Member of Advisory Panel, The Complete Work of Charles Darwin (CRASSH), 2004- Grants and Honours: - British Council, 1975-76, 1978-1979. - Accademia dei Lincei, 1976-1977, 1977-1878. - British Academy, 1980. - Royal Society, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1988. - Alexander-von-Humboldt Stiftung, 1989-1990. - Fondazione Vigoni, 1994. Memberships: - Linnean Society of London. - British Society for the History of Science. - American Society for the History of Science. - Society for the History of Natural History. - Cambridge Philosophical Society. - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie. - The Hume Society. - World Wildlife Fund. Hobbies: opera singer (bass & bass-baritone, roles include Wotan, Hans Sachs, Koenig Marke, Leporello, Sarastro, Filippo II, Fiesco, Il Grande Inquisitore, Baron Ochs, Barak, La Roche, Don Basilio, Boris, Mephistophélès, Mefistofele, John Claggart, Bluebeard, Don Alfonso); actor; soccer.