UW’s Bethann Garramon Merkle Elected as ESA Early Career Fellow

by University of Wyoming
April 30, 2024

Bethann Garramon Merkle, a University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology assistant professor of practice, is among 10 faculty members nationwide elected as Early Career Fellows by the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

The society’s fellowship program recognizes the way its members contribute to ecological research, communication, education, management and policy. Garramon Merkle, along with the other Fellows, will be recognized at the annual ESA meeting Aug. 4-9 in Long Beach, Calif.

According to ESA, Garramon Merkle was elected a Fellow for her pioneering work in science communication and her research focused on institutional-level social change. She also was recognized for her use of mixed-method tools to study approaches to training in “self-efficacy and collective action in order to empower scientists and science students to change institutions, with the goal of making the world more just.”

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