Affiliation(s): University of Pretoria
Director: Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria. Past-President: Academy of Science of South Africa; Past Chair: Network of African Science Academies; Chair: Board of the National Research Foundation
Robin Crewe was born in Johannesburg and studied at the Natal University in South Africa before proceeding to the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. for his Ph.D. He completed his Ph.D. in Entomology in 1971 and was awarded the degree with distinction.
The French Government granted him the Ordre National du Mérite with the rank of Chevalier in 2006. He is a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society of London, a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa, a Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences, a founding member of the Academy of Science of South Africa, a fellow of African Academy of Science and received the Gold Medal of the Zoological Society of South Africa and the Gold Medal of the Academy of Science of South Africa for meritorious service. Council member of the World Academy of Sciences.
Organization: University of Pretoria