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Hazel R. Delcourt

Dr. Hazel R. Delcourt, one of America's leading authorities on the eastern deciduous forest, is a Quaternary paleoecologist and former professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at The University of Tennessee. Dr. Delcourt grew up in Muskegon, Michigan, and holds degrees from Albion College, LSU, and the University of Minnesota. She worked at Oak Ridge laboratory from 1978 to 1981, and was at The University of Tennessee from 1982 until her retirement. Dr. Delcourt has been studying the vegetation history of the eastern United States for the past 30 years and has reported the results of this research in more than 70 professional articles and books, many in collaboration with her husband, Dr. Paul A. Delcourt, another of America's leading Quaternary scientists. Her book with McDonald & Woodward Publishing is Forests in Peril--Tracking Deciduous Trees from Ice-Age Refuges into the Greenhouse World.