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Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Ecology Education

Eminent Ecologist Award

The Eugene P. Odum Award recognizes an ecologist for outstanding work in ecology education. This award was generously endowed by, and named for, the distinguished ecologist Eugene P. Odum. Through teaching, outreach, and mentoring activities, recipients of this award have demonstrated their ability to relate basic ecological principles to human affairs. Nominations recognizing achievements in education at the university, K–12, and public levels are all encouraged.

  • Recipients receive (awarded)
  • Awarded annually (frequency)
Past Recipients

Recent recipients include Robert Holt, Jane Lubchenco, Eric Pianka, Jerry Franklin, and Diana Wall.

Awards Committee

Explore this year’s members.