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Robert Whittaker Awards

Robert Whittaker Awards

There are two Whittaker Awards, both recognize ecologists who are not U.S. citizens and who reside outside the U.S.

  • The Whittaker Distinguished Ecologist award is an honorary award that recognizes an ecologist with an earned doctorate and an outstanding record of contributions in ecology.
  • The Whittaker Travel Award specifically recognizes an outstanding ecologist in a developing country. They can be at any career stage. The Whittaker Travel Award provides funds for travel to the United States for research or to attend the ESA meeting, covering expenses up to $1200.
  • Awarded annually (frequency)
Past Recipients

Recent recipients include Jingyun Fang David B. Lindenmayer, Petr Pyšek, Ezatollah
Karami, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich

Awards Committee

Explore this year’s members.