Dwight R. Platt

Title: Emeritus Professor of Biology

Company: Bethel College

Location: Newton, KS United States





  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Midwest (1986-1987, 1996-1997)
  • Recipient, Stephen L. Timme Award for Excellence in Botany, Kansas Native Plant Society (2007)
  • Recipient, Ivan L. Boyd Award, Kansas Ornithological Society (2005)
  • Recipient, Suzanne L. & Joseph T. Collins Award for Excellence in Herpetology, Kansas Herpetological Society & Center for North American Herpetology (2004)
  • Research Support Grantee, Indian Frogs, Smithsonian Institution (1994-1995)
  • Recipient, National Conservation Award, Chevron (1990)
  • Recipient, Julius A. & Agatha Dyck Franz Distinguished Community Service Award, Bethel College (1990)
  • Recipient, David H. Richert Distinguished Scholar Award, Bethel College (1987)
  • Research Grantee, Population Ecology, National Science Foundation (1965-1970, 1972-1975)
  • Grantee, Office of Environmental Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1972-1973)
  • Cooperative Graduate Fellow, National Science Foundation (1960-1962)
  • Honoree, 50-year Member, Kansas Academy of Science


  • PhD, The University of Kansas
  • MA, The University of Kansas
  • BS, Bethel College

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