Our Scientists

Senior Staff

Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg

President
  • wildlife conservation
Alan Berkowitz

Dr. Alan R. Berkowitz

Head of Education, Plant Ecologist
  • education
Dr. Charles D. Canham

Dr. Charles D. Canham

Forest Ecologist
  • forest ecology and management
  • biofuels
Dr. Stuart E. G. Findlay

Dr. Stuart E.G. Findlay

Aquatic Ecologist
  • freshwater ecosystems
  • Hudson River

Dr. Peter M. Groffman

Microbial Ecologist
  • soil ecology
  • water quality

Dr. Barbara A. Han

Disease Ecologist
  • machine learning
  • behavioral ecology
  • macroecology

Dr. Clive G. Jones

Terrestrial Ecologist
  • biodiversity
  • environmental management
Shannon Ladeau

Dr. Shannon L. LaDeau

Disease Ecologist
  • biodiversity
  • arbovirus
  • urban
  • mosquito
Gary Lovett

Dr. Gary M. Lovett

Forest Ecologist
  • forest ecology
  • invasive forest pests
  • air pollution
  • climate change
  • nutrient cycling
Richard Ostfeld

Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld

Disease Ecologist
  • disease ecology
  • Lyme disease
  • West Nile virus
Steward Pickett

Dr. Steward T.A. Pickett

Plant Ecologist
  • urban ecology
  • landscape design
  • succession

Dr. Emma J. Rosi-Marshall

Aquatic Ecologist
  • freshwater
  • invasive species
  • human impacts
David Strayer

Dr. David L. Strayer

Freshwater Ecologist
  • Hudson River
  • invasive species
  • streams

Dr. Kathleen C. Weathers

Biogeochemist
  • air-land-water interactions
  • heterogeneous landscapes
  • ecological importance of fog
  • air pollution

Emeritus

Dr. Jonathan J. Cole

Dr. Jonathan J. Cole

Limnologist
  • freshwater ecosystems
  • biogeochemistry

Dr. Gene E. Likens

President Emeritus, Ecologist
  • ecosystem ecology
  • biogeochemistry
  • acid rain
  • human impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

Dr. William H. Schlesinger

President Emeritus, Biogeochemist
  • global change ecology
  • climate change
  • desertification

Raymond J. Winchcombe

Wildlife Biologist
  • wildlife
  • deer management

Postdoctoral Scientists

Dr. Paige F. Barlow Ferguson

Quantitative Ecologist

Dr. Katherine F. Crowley

Community Ecologist

Dr. Hilary Dugan

Limnologist

Dr. Colin Fuss

Biogeochemist

Dr. Tobias E. Irish

Science Educator
Sylvia Lee

Dr. Sylvia S Lee

Aquatic Ecologist
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