Pamela A. Matson

Pamela A. Matson
Born: Eau Claire, WI, 8/3/1953
Education: Wisconsin (B.S.1975); Indiana (M.S. 1980); Oregon State (Ph.D. 1983)
Dissertation title: Effects of nutrient and light limitation on mountain hemlock: susceptibility to laminated root rot (Ecology 65:1517-1524)
Adviser: Richard H. Waring
Comments: Also influenced by Marcus Fay (B.S.), Peter Vitousek (M.S. and Ph.D), Kermit Cromack (PhD), William Reiners (PhD), Fred Hain (Post doc), Robert Kates (mid-career)
Teaching History: California 1992-97; Stanford 1997-present
Ph. D. Students: Laurie Osher, Sharon Hall, Edward Schuur, Katherine Lohse, John Harrison, Karen Carney, Amy Luers, Esther Mecking, Carrie Neilsen, Mike Beman, David Lobell, Eve Hinckley, Toby Ahrens, Matt Coglin, Ellen McCullough, Austin Becker, Laura Hess.
Others influenced: (Post-docs) Teri Balser, Eric Davidson, Chris Potter, Jeanne Panek, William Riley, Gregory Asner, Barbara Cade-Menum; (other) Rosamund Naylor, William Clark
ESA offices and honors: Member, Sustainable Biosphere Committee; Chair, Sustainable Biosphere Initiative; President 2001-2; Fellow 2012; Sustainability Science 2013
ESA links: Presidential bio | Sustainability Science Award
External links: Wikipedia | Stanford webpage