UW’s Shoemaker Named ESA Early Career Fellow
by the University of Wyoming
Lauren Shoemaker, a University of Wyoming assistant professor in the Department of Botany, has been selected as a 2021-25 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).
The ESA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of professional ecologists, and this special recognition is awarded to ESA members who have made outstanding contributions to advancing or applying ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofit organizations and the private sector.
Early Career Fellows are members who are within eight years of having completed their doctoral training (or other terminal degree) who have advanced ecological knowledge and applications, and show promise of continuing to make outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served by ESA. They are elected for five years. ESA established its fellows program in 2012.
“This award is an incredible honor,” Shoemaker says. “The Ecological Society of America is the largest professional society in my discipline, and I feel really fortunate to have wonderful colleagues, mentors, collaborators and a lab that have helped me achieve this recognition.”