Awards > Robert H. MacArthur Award
The Robert H. MacArthur Award is given biannually to an established ecologist in mid-career for meritorious contributions to ecology, in the expectation of continued outstanding ecological research.Nominees may be from any country and need not be ESA members. The recipient is invited to prepare an address for presentation at the annual meeting of the society and for publication in Ecology.
2004 May Berenbaum
2002 James Hemphill Brown
J.H. Brown, J.F. Gillooly, A.P. Allen, V.M. Savage, and G.B. West. Toward a metabolic theory of ecology. Ecology 85:1771-1789 .
2000 Stephen Russell Carpenter
Ecological futures: building an ecology of the long now. Ecology 83:2069-2083 .
1998 Robert V. O'Neill
Is it time to bury the ecosystem concept? (With full military honors, of course!).Ecology 82:3275-3284 .
1996 David Tilman
The ecological consequences of changes in biodiversity: A search for general principles. Ecology 80:1455-1474 .
1994 Henry Miles Wilbur
Experimental ecology of food webs: complex systems in temporary ponds.Ecology 78:2279-2302 .
1992 Peter Morrison Vitousek
Beyond global warming: ecology and global change.Ecology 75:1861-1876 .
1990 William W. Murdoch
Population regulation in theory and practice.Ecology 75:271-287 .
1988 Simon Asher Levin
The problem of pattern and scale in ecology.Ecology 73:1943-1967 .
1986 Thomas William Schoener
Food webs from the small to the large.Ecology 70:1559-1589 .
1984 Robert McCreadie May
The search for patterns in the balance of nature: advances and retreats.Ecology 67:1115-1126 .
1983 Robert Treat Paine
Ecological determinism in the competition for space.Ecology 65:1339-1348 .