Conlan, Kathleen Elizabeth 1950- (Kathy Conlan)
CONLAN, Kathleen Elizabeth 1950- (Kathy Conlan)
Born June 30, 1950, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Lloyd M. (an anesthetist) and Jean K. (a homemaker) Hampson; married Glenn Conlan (in business), May 24, 1974; children: Janelle, Mike. Education: Carleton University, Ph.D., 1988.
Office—Canadian Museum of Nature, P.O. Box 3443, Station D, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6P4, Canada. E-mail—[email protected].
Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, research scientist, marine biologist, scuba diver, and photographer.
Science in Society Children's Book Award, Canadian Science Writers Association, 2002, for Under the Ice.
(And photographer; as Kathy Conlan) Under the Ice (nonfiction), Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.
Also author of several scientific works in the area of marine biology.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, November 1, 2002, Carolyn Phelan, review of Under the Ice, p. 486.
Canadian Geographic, November-December, 2002, Carol Hilton, review of Under the Ice, p. 98.
Canadian Materials, May 9, 2003, Tom Chambers, review of Under the Ice.
Childhood Education, summer, 2003, Irene A. Allen, review of Under the Ice, p. 244.
Resource Links, December, 2002, Jennifer Batycky, review of Under the Ice, p. 38.
School Library Journal, December, 2002, Susan Scheps, review of Under the Ice, p. 120.
Canadian Museum of Nature Online!,http://www.nature.ca/museum/press/ (December 12, 2002), "Cool Adventures! Museum Scientist Pens Children's Book about Diving in the Arctic and Antarctic."
Natural Resources Canada,http://nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/echo/ (May 3, 2002), "Woman at the Bottom of the Sea."