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Bettie Willard, Alpine Ecologist

Beatrice E. Willard December 19, 1925 – January 7, 2003 “I think my greatest contribution has been to build bridges to non-ecologists, interpreting ecology and its utility to them.” Building bridges, as Bettie Willard wrote to Jean Langenheim in 1986,

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Maria Uriarte, Tropical Forest Ecology

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2005. Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York Education Ph.D. Cornell University M.S. Yale School of Forestry Dr. Uriarte’s research focuses

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Ramble Ankumah

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2004. Current: Professor, Department Head, Agricultural Sciences, Tuskegee University Associate Professor, Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Tuskegee University Ph.D., Soil Biochemistry M.S., Agricultural Chemistry B.S.,

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Paul Alaback

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2004-05. Current: Professor Emeritus of Forest Ecology, University of Montana. 1980 Ph.D. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Forest Science (forest ecology) 1976 B.S. Botany, B.S. Forest

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Barbara Abraham, Of Spiders and Bees

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2004. Associate Professor, Biology Department, Hampton University, Hampton, VA 1980 PhD, Utah State University, Logan. Biology/Ecology. 1972 M.S., Iowa State University, Ames. Zoology (Animal Behavior). 1969

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Alex Acholonu

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2004. Update: “Dr. Acholonu has been a part of the Department of Biological Sciences since 1991 teaching various classes, serving as director of the Ecology Education

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Saran Twombly, NSF Program Director

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2005. As of 2013, Dr. Twombly was director of the National Science Foundation’s Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) program. When did you get interested

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Robin W. Kimmerer, Ecology and Culture

Knowledge has power only when it is shared. From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2011. Profile circa 2005. As with many ecologists, Dr. Kimmerer’s training began in the forests of her childhood home. With European

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Dee Boersma, Conservation Biologist

How do you describe your job when you meet people at a party? I work with penguins. Conservation biologist and penguin researcher Dr. Dee Boersma holds the Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science and Professor of Biology at the University

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Lois H. Tiffany, More than a “Mushroom Lady”

Lois Hattery Tiffany, March 8, 1924–September 6, 2009 This post is part of a series for Women’s History Month, March 2016. See all related posts. In the later years of her long and celebrated career at Iowa State University, popular

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