Browse Items (26 total)

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Robert Paine was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1979-1980. He became a professor at the University of Washington in 1962, and he remained there for his entire career. In this interview he discusses his education, career, and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Lawrence Bliss was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1982-1983. He was a professor at Bowling Green State University from 1956-1957, at the University of Illinois from 1957-1968, at the University of Alberta from 1968-1978, and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Gordon Orians was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1995-1996. He was also a professor at the University of Washington. In this interview, he discusses his work with the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Orie Loucks was a member of the Ecological Society of America’s Applied Ecology and Certification Committees. He won the George Mercer Award in 1964 and was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and Miami University in Ohio. In this interview,…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Yaffa Grossman was a member of the Ecological Society of America and a professor of biology at Beloit College. In this interview she discusses working in the ESA’s public affairs office and talks about her involvement with the ESA’s report on the…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Jean Langenheim was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1986-1987. She wrote an autobiography, The Odyssey of a Woman Field Scientist: A Story of Passion, Persistence, and Patience, and was a professor at the University of…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Patricia Werner was a member of the Ecological Society of America as well as a professor at Michigan State University. In this interview she talks about her research regarding disturbances on tree populations in the tropics of Darwin, Australia. She…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

John Hobbie was President of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) from 1984-1986. He was also a member of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). In this interview, Hobbie talks about his career studying bacteria in…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

James Brown was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1996-1997 and won the 2002 ESA Robert H. MacArthur Award. In this interview he recalls coining the term “macroecology,” discusses his ESA presidency, and shares his concerns…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Scott Collins was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 2012-2013, and he has also been a professor at the University of New Mexico. In this interview, he talks about his involvement with the National Center of Ecological Analysis…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Arthur Cooper was a professor at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1980-1981. He was also the deputy director of the Department of Conservation and Development in North Carolina. In…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

George Woodwell is the founder of the Woods Hole Research Center and was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1977-1978. In this interview he talks about studying the effects of DDT at the University of Maine and the Brookhaven…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Margaret Davis was a professor at the University of Michigan, Yale, and the University of Minnesota, and she served as President of the Ecological Society of America from 1987-1988. In this interview, she talks about the role of women in science and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Stuart Chapin was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 2010-2011, and has taught at both the University of Alaska and the University of California, Berkley. In his interview, he talks about his work with the Peace Corps and his…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Marjorie Holland was the Director of the Ecological Society of America’s Public Affairs Office for six years, and is currently a professor in the biology department at the University of Mississippi. In this interview, she discusses her work during…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Simon Levin was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1990-1991 and a professor at Princeton University. He has also taught at Cornell University and the University of Maryland. In this interview he talks about the highlights of his…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Harold Mooney was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1988-1989 and is a professor at Stanford University. In this interview, he discusses working with Dwight Billings, as well as his involvement with international science and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Katherine McCarter has been the Executive Director of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) since 1997. In this interview, she explains how she became the Executive Director and what she has done during her time at ESA. McCarter describes the…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

William Reiners was the Treasurer of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) from 1981-1984. He has also been a professor at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth College, and the University of Wyoming. In this interview, he talks about his career…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Frances James was a professor at the University of Florida and a member of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). She explains how she entered the field of ecology and describes her ornithological research. Retired from the University of Florida,…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Gene Likens, a former professor at Dartmouth College and Cornell University, was the president of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) from 1981-1982. In this interview, he discusses his education and his path to studying ecology. He also talks…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Dennis Knight was a professor at the University of Wyoming. He served as the president of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) from 1989-1990 and has also served on the ESA's Historical Records Committee. He is the main interviewer for this…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Joy Zedler was a professor at San Diego State University and the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she worked on ecological conservation of wetlands and sedge meadows. She served on the boards of The Nature Conservancy, the Environmental Defense…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Jerry F. Franklin has a bachelor’s and master’s of science in forest management along with a PhD in botany, which he received from Washington State. Franklin has worked in many organizations, including the United State's International Biological…
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