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Dr. Zakiya Leggett

Zakiya Leggett

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                        Ph.D. 2004 (North Carolina State University)Position                                      Research ScientistDepartment                                Research and Development DepartmentOrganization                              Weyerhaeuser CompanyI became interested in ecology as a child. My mother raised us to respect nature and its entirety and helped us gain an appreciation for the link between our livelihood and our…

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Dr. Janet Lanza

Janet Lanza

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                          Ph.D.Position                                        ProfessorDepartment                                  Department of BiologyOrganization                                University of Arkansas at Little RockI wish I had collected bugs when I was 12! Many ecologists who did know so much about the outdoors. Despite this “deficiency,” I have still learned a lot about the natural world and have…

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Dr. Felicia Keesing

Felicia Keesing (2004)

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                                       Ph.D. 1997Position                                                     Associate ProfessorDepartment                                               Department of BiologyOrganization                                             Bard CollegeI became interested in ecology by accident. For my first few years in graduate school, I was studying evolutionary biology. In my third year, while looking for a new dissertation project, I stumbled across an ecological question…

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Dr. Cynthia Hays

Cynthia Hays

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                            Ph.D. 2006Position                                          Graduate Student at UCSCOrganization                                  University of California, Santa CruzMurray F. Buell Award for 2004 When did you get interested in ecology? Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology?I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t interested in biology. I grew up…

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Dr. Nancy Grimm

Nancy Grimm

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                                      Ph.D. 1985 (Arizona State University)Position                                                    ProfessorDepartment                                              School of Life SciencesOrganization                                            Arizona State University When did you get interested in ecology?Although I have always enjoyed the outdoors, I was not a budding ecologist growing up. I went to college with no earthly idea of what I…

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Portrait photo Dr. Lisa J. Graumlich with a forest background.

Lisa J. Graumlich

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004.Degree                                     Ph.D. 1985 (University of Washington)Position                                   Executive Director & ProfessorDepartment                             Big Sky Institute for Science and Natural HistoryOrganization                           Montana State University When did you get interested in ecology?  Who was most influential in guiding you into ecology? As an undergraduate, I had a terrible…

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Dr. Helen F. Buell

Helen Foot Buell, a Quiet Partner

Helen Foot Buell, 1902-1995Ed. Note: In anticipation of a new essay on Murray (and Helen) Buell, scheduled to appear in the Bulletin‘s July 2016 issue, we wanted to share a brief profile of Helen Foot (sometimes spelled Foote) Buell, Murray’s long-time partner in life and field work—the other Dr. Buell.Dr. Jean Langenheim met Dr. Buell during Jean’s graduate studies at…

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Elaine Caton (2004)

From an “Ecologist Directory” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2004-2005. Profile circa 2004. Degree                                              Ph.D. 1996 (University of Montana) Position                                            Postdoctoral Fellow Department                                      Division of Biological Sciences Organization                                    University of Montana When did you become interested in ecology? I grew up on a beautiful farm in Missouri, which had a creek, hardwood forest, lake, river and…

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Portrait image of Cecilia Nanez.

Cecilia Nuñez (2009)

From an “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Full Name Cecilia Nuñez Degree Ph.D. 2005 (University of Montana) Job Position Assistant Postdoctoral position Organization University of Montana Department Dr. Brewer’s Lab Professional Affiliation Academic Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I just finished a Ph.D. in Organismal Biology…

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Rachel Thiet

From an “Focus on Ecologists” maintained by the ESA Education Office about 2009-2011. Rachel Thiet Full Name Rachel Thiet Degree Ph.D. 2002 (Ohio State University) Job Position Professor and Director Organization Antioch University New England Department Environmental Studies Professional Affiliation Academic Describe what you do and briefly describe the activities that your job encompasses I am an Environmental Studies professor…

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