Edward Arnett

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Edward McCollin Arnett (born September 25, 1922) is an American chemist.[1]

Born in Philadelphia, he was a Quaker and conscientious objector who served in the Civilian Public Service during World War II.[2] Arnett completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1949, earned a Ph.D from the same institution.[3] He began teaching at the University of Pittsburgh in 1957.[2] In 1968, Arnett was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.[4] He joined the faculty of Duke University in 1980 and, three years later, was named a member of the National Academy of Sciences.[4] At Duke, Arnett was appointed the R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry, and retired in 1992.[5] His memoir, A Different Kind of War Story: A Conscientious Objector in World War II, was self-published in 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ Who's who in the South and Southwest. Marquis Who's Who. 1984. p. 25.
  2. ^ a b c Arnett, Edward M. (2012). A Different Kind of War Story: A Conscientious Objector in World War II. Xlibris Corp.
  3. ^ "Edward M. Arnett". Duke University. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Edward M. Arnett". John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Edward M. Arnett". Duke University. Retrieved 23 March 2018.