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Image of Robert Allen in a kayak.

Robert Washington-Allen

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                       Ph.D.Position                                     Research and Development Staff ScientistOrganization                             Oak Ridge National Lab When did you get interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?My 8th grade teacher, Mrs. McArthur, was very good at answering any questions I had in Biology and Ecology so…

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Portrait image of Godfrey Uzochukwu.

Godfrey Uzochukwu

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                               Ph.D.Position                             Professor and Director of Interdisciplinary WasteDepartment                       Institute Natural Resources and Environmental Design DeptOrganization                     North Carolina A&T State University When did you get interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?I have been interested in ecological systems since my childhood. Dr….

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Dr. Doris Soto

Doris Soto

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                          Ph.D.Position                                        ProfessorDepartment                                  Facultad de Pesquerias y oceanografíaOrganization                                Universidad Austral de ChileWhen did you become interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?I remember trying to get into marine biology when I finished high school but such an undergraduate program was not…

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M. A. Sanjayan

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                         Ph.D.Position                                       DirectorDepartment                                 Conservation ScienceOrganization                               The Nature Conservancy of California When did you get interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?I think all children are born with an innate curiosity about nature – about things that move, or are colorful, in…

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Osvaldo Sala

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                          Ph.DPosition                                        Professor of BiologyDepartment                                  Department of BiologyOrganization                                University of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaWhen did you get interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?I got interested in ecology while I was an undergraduate at University of Buenos Aires (UBA). I enjoyed…

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Steward Pickett

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                      Ph.D.Position                                    Senior ScientistOrganization                            Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NYSteward Pickett grew up with a general fascination with the natural world, fueled by books his librarian mother would bring home for him to read. He remembers reading about astronomers, and thinking, “Oh, I want to be…

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Dr. Sonia Ortega

Sonia Ortega

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004. Degree                                             Ph.D. Position                                           Program Director Department                                     Division of Graduate Education Organization                                   NSF I became interested in ecology while in college. I was majoring in Biology at the U. of Costa Rica and had the opportunity to do lots of field trips. I also took a…

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Dr. Cecilia Nuñez

Cecilia Nuñez (2004)

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004. Degree                                               Ph.D. Position                                             Assistant Postdoctoral position Department                                       Dr. Brewer’s Lab Organization                                     University of Montana When I was a child, my parents and my grandfather nurtured in me a deep love for nature. As a teenager, I had the fortune to live in a city…

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Portrait image of Shahid Naeem with a bird on his extended hand.

Shahid Naeem

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                    Ph.D.Position                                  Professor and ChairDepartment                            Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental BiologyOrganization                          Columbia University Somewhere in my senior year as an undergraduate at U. C. Berkeley I became interested in ecology. The undergraduate course in ecology I took was dull and really never gave the sense that ecology was…

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Colibrí Sanfiorenzo-Barnhard

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Colibrí Sanfiorenzo-Barnhard Degree BA/BS Job Position Graduate Research Assistant Organization Northern Arizona University/University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras Department Biology Professional Affiliation Academic Research Discipline Plant-Animal Interactions Research Habitat Barrier islands Research Organism Plants in general Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities…

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