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Women in Ecology — Page 3

Elizabeth M. Wolkovich

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Elizabeth M. Wolkovich Degree PhD Job Position Postdoctoral Fellow Organization NCEAS/UC-San Diego Professional Affiliation Academic Research Discipline Conservation Biology Research Habitat Grassland Research Organism Terrestrial invertebrates Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I am currently starting my postdoc,…

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Dr. Elaine Caton

Elaine Caton (2009)

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Elaine Caton Degree PhD Job Position Science Education Specialist Organization Private Consultant Professional Affiliation Non-profit Research Discipline Animal Ecology, Conservation Biology Research Habitat Forest Research Organism Terrestrial vertebrates Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I am self-employed as…

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Dr. Felicia Keesing

Felicia Keesing (2009)

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Felicia Keesing Degree PhD Job Position Associate Professor Organization Bard College Department Department of Biology Professional Affiliation Academic Research Discipline Community Ecology Research Habitat Forest Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I’m currently an Associate Professor of Biology…

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Dr. Dee Boersma

Dee Boersma (2009)

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Dee Boersma Degree PhD Job Position Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science and Professor of Biology Organization University of Washington Department Dept of Biology Professional Affiliation Academic Research Discipline Conservation Biology Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I…

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Jacquelyn Gill

From a “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Jacquelyn Gill Degree MA/MS Job Position PhD Candidate Organization University of Wisconsin-Madison Department Geography Professional Affiliation Academic Research Discipline Paleoecology Research Habitat Forest Research Organism Terrestrial plants Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I study vegetation response to…

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Verma Miera

Verma Miera

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                          M.S.Position                                        Wildlife BiologistDepartment                                  Arizona Department of Game and FishOrganization                                University of ArizonaVerma traces her enthusiasm for desert animals as far back as age seven, when her brother began calling her “Miss Ecology.” Her continued fascination with nature led Verma to pursue a bachelor’s degree in…

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Dr. Linda Meyers-Schone

Linda Meyers-Schone

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                         Ph.D. 1989 (University of Tennessee)Position                                       Vice President and Technical DirectorDepartment                                 Risk AssessmentOrganization                               AMEC Earth & EnvironmentalI’ve known since childhood that I wanted to become a biologist. This stemmed from participation in school science fairs and having had very good teachers and mentors who provided me…

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Dr. Pamela Matson

Pamela Matson

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                                      Ph.D. 1984 (Oregon State University)Position                                                    DeanDepartment                                              School of Earth SciencesOrganization                                            Stanford UniversityDescribe your route to a career in (or using) ecology. What challenges did you need to overcome? What was your training, and what positions have you held?The route to my current position was…

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Nadine Lymn

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004. Degree                                                MS (University of Wisconsin) Position                                              Director Department                                        Public Affairs Office Organization                                      Ecological Society of America When did you become interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology? I grew up in a suburban setting, Northern Virginia right outside Washington, DC….

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Dr. Margaret Lowman

Margaret Lowman

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                              Ph.D. 1982 (University of Sydney)Position                            Director & ProfessorDepartment                      Environmental Initiatives & Biology and Environmental StudiesOrganization                    New College of FloridaESA Eugene P. Odum Award for 2002When did you become interested in ecology? I became interested in ecology at about the age of 3, collecting wildflowers and…

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