The New Student's Reference Work/Worcester, Dean Conant
Worcester, Dean Conant, assistant-professor of zoölogy in the University of Michigan and member of the Philippines Commission of 1900, was born at Thetford, Vt., Oct. 1, 1866, and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1889. In 1887 and in 1890 he was a member of the Steere and of the Menage Scientific Expedition to the Philippines, in both of which he studied their fauna and other scientific features of the islands, as also the existing conditions of the people. In 1900 he was appointed a member of the United States Philippines Commission, and wrote The Philippines and Their People. In 1893 he was named instructor, and in 1895 assistant-professor of zoölogy and curator of the zoölogical museum at the University of Michigan.