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

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

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

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

Stanley Gehrt

Associate Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist I Agricultural and Environmental Sciences · The Ohio State University

Dr. Stanley Gehrt operates within the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory.

Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Research Urban Wildlife Mammalian Ecology Wildlife Disease

Mike Brock

Associate Professor in Behavioural Economics · 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

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

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Connie Russell

Professor · Lakehead University

Author, researcher, teacher with expertise in environmental and social justice education

Weight-Based Oppression & Size Discrimination Environmental Education Social Justice Education Wildlife Tourism Animals and Education

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on Environmental Impact Assessment – measuring the state of nature – using environmental DNA.

Wildlife Hunting Bans Biodiversity Environmental Impact Assessment Ecology Leeches

John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Crystal Riley Koenig

Lecturer in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Program · Southern Utah University

Specializing in primatology, biological anthropology, and social psychology

Physical Anthropology Wildlife Conservation Social Psychology Primatology Biological Anthropology

Gillian Gregory

Researcher, Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies · The Firelight Group

Research, analysis & technical support for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities Traditional land and resource use Resource Management Migration Vulnerability & well-being

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

Mr. Grant A Donald

Creative Director · Silk Tree International

Design for an ageing population

Design guidelines and policy development Landscape Design Urban Design Master Planning

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

Jessica Smith Schwind

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology · Georgia Southern University

Jessica Smith Schwind researches emerging infectious diseases in global health settings

Coronavirus Global Health Emerging Infectious Diseases Disease Detection and Response COVID-19

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Prakash Kashwan is an expert in the field of political economy of institutions, environmental politics, and global climate governance.

Political Economy of Environment Climate Governance Political Affairs Political Representation Economic Affairs