Kara Lefevre, Ph.D.

Expert in ecology, ornithology and conservation biology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Kara Lefevre researches the consequences of human activity on biological diversity.

Conservation Biology Biodiversity Ecology Ornithology Environmental Studies

Edward Braun

Professor · University of Florida

Edward Braun is broadly interested in the evolution of genomes and organisms.

Genomics (Vertebrates, Especially Birds and Reptiles) Genomics Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary genetics Vertebrates

C. Ray Chandler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

C. Ray Chandler is an expert in the ecology of coastal plains

Biology Ecology of the Coastal Plain Birds

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Sarah Knutie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Knutie focuses on host-parasite systems

Invasive Species Parasite manipulation of host behavior Parasite Interactions

David Rothenberg

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Through writing and music, David Rothenberg explores the relationship between humans and nature.

Bird Music Humanity Musicality of Animals Human Computer Musical Interfaces Environmental Philosophy

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Steve Holt

Owner · Soaringseal.com

Owner, Stockpix.com and the Soaring Seal Gallery

Birds Birding Wildlife Photography Nature Photography

Eric Fortune

Associate Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Eric Fortune specializes in evolutionary biology, specifically the mechanisms and evolution of animal behavior.

Locomotion Birds Biology Neuroscience Evolutionary Biology

Diana Bell

Professor of Conservation Biology · University of East Anglia

Her research covers the risks from the trade in wildlife and how this leads to human disease.

Wildlife Disease Human Disease Conservation Biology Animal Parasites Viruses

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Rubega is an expert in the functional ecology of feeding in birds and the anatomy, and biomechanics, performance of wild birds.

Social Media in Science Avian Conservation Anatomy of Birds Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Dr David Matthews

Reader in Virology · University of Bristol

Applying high throughput approaches to study infectious disease

COVID-19 CoV Proteomics Adenovirus Vaccines Respiratory Viruses

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His research designs rapid ways to measure biodiversity, with an emphasis on environmental DNA. Co-founder of NatureMetrics.

Rewilding Tropical Ecology Environmental DNA Biodiversity Effectiveness of Nature Reserves

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Barbara Frei

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Natural Resource Sciences · McGill University

Conservation biologist, scientific communicator & collaborative researcher. Champion for conservation in a rapidly changing world.

Conservation Biology Ecosystem services Biodiversity Agroecosystems Birds Birding

Andrew Dolby

Professor of Biology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Dolby’s research focuses on avian behavior and physiological ecology.

Zoology Physiological Ecology Ornithology Avian Behavior Behavioral Ecology

Mike Brock

Associate Professor in Microeconomics · University of East Anglia

He explores how (and why) people behave in a more sustainable or environmental way.

Human Behaviour Towards Wildlife Behavioural Economics Economics Microeconomics Wildlife

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Change and Environmental Biology · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

Matthew Daugherty

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population

Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions