Joel Fodrie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

F. Joel Fodrie is a fisheries ecologist at the UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Science.

Mariculture Ecosystem services Oyster Reefs Coastal Ecosystems Oil Spills

Jean Polfus

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of Manitoba

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow working on caribou conservation in the NWT using non-invasive methods, traditional knowledge & sciart.

Ecology Ecology - Animal Movement and Space Use Conservation Biology Conservation Genetics Environmental Science

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

Nora Egan Demers, Ph.D.

Expert in health and pollution · Florida Gulf Coast University

Nora Demers researches the effects of stressors on biological systems.

Human Health Sustainability Effects of Stressors on Biological Systems Community Engagement Immunology

Greg Tolley, Ph.D.

Expert in marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Greg Tolley studies estuaries, including the ecology of oyster reefs and the impact of freshwater inflow on estuarine ecosystems.

Science Education Water Quality Physiology of Estuarine Organisms Freshwater Inflow Estuaries and Estuarine Ecosystems

Stephen J. Trumble B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. Stephen J. Trumble is an Associate Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

Skeletal Muscle Physiology Energetics Diving Mammals Physiological Ecology Lipid Biochemistry

Justina Ray

President and Senior Scientist · Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Justina Ray's research is focused on evaluating the role of shifting landscapes in biodiversity decline and/or change in forested ecosystems

Conservation Planning Forested Ecosystems Biodiversity Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Freshwater Sciences Environmental Science Biomedical Science Environmental Health

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Professor Richard Wall

Professor of Zoology · University of Bristol

Researching the arthropod pests, parasites and vectors that cause animal diseases across the world

Mites Animal Disease Ectoparasites How To Manage Parasites Tick Borne Disease

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Christine Hladik

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Hladik specializes in the application of geospatial data to address a range of ecological and management goals

Coastal Wetlands Geography Remote Sensing Geospatial Data Mapping Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation

Fredric Govedich

Professor of Biology / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in predator prey interactions, evolution of reproductive strategies, and leech systematics

Evolutionary Biology Population Biology Predator Prey Interactions Leech Systematics Animal Behavior

Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Meredith Gore

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I am a conservation social scientist building knowledge about how principles of risk affect human-environment relationships.

Conservation Social Science Human-Wildlife Conflict Environmental Risk Perception Conservation Criminology Community Based Natural Resource Management

Lance McBrayer

Associate Dean · Georgia Southern University

Lance McBrayer is an expert in organismal ecology

Anatomy Behavior Herpetology

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

John Bruno, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology