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Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION
B.A. 1977 Connecticut College, Magna cum Laude (Botany and Religious Studies)
M.S. 1981 University of Minnesota (Ecology)
Ph.D. 1983 University of Minnesota (Ecology)

POSITIONS
1983–1990  Assistant & Associate Professor Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University     
1990–present Director of the Harvard Forest, Harvard University     
1990–present Adjunct Professor, Department Environmental Conservation, UMass-Amherst     
2010-present Graduate Faculty, School of Forest resources, University of Maine-Orono 

HONORS AND AWARDS
Phi Beta Kappa
Connecticut College – Thomson Award for Excellence in Botany (1977); Connecticut College Medal (1993); Goodwin-Niering Environmental Achievement Award (2002)
American Scandinavian Foundation – Thord-Gray Memorial Fellowship (1983) 
Fulbright Commission – Fulbright-Hays Award (1982)
Swedish Fellowships – Royal Academy of Sciences (1983); National Research Council (1983, 1987) 
Ecological Society of America – W.S. Cooper Award (2004)
New England Wildflower Society – Conservation Award (2007)
Knowles Scholar, Harvard University (2010)
Charles Eliot Award, The Trustees of Reservations (2010)

CURRENT LEADERSHIP AND BOARDS
Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research Program - Principal Investigator (since 1988)
Highstead Foundation – Board of Directors (since 1993); Chairman and President (since 2005)
Trustees of Reservations – Trustee (2002-); Board of Directors (since 2009) 
Choate Rosemary Hall School – Board of Trustees (since 2010)
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies – Board of Advisors (since 2002)
Polly Hill Arboretum – Research Associate (since 2009)

PRIOR ACTIVITY
National Ecological Observation Network – Committee Chair; Design Consortium (2004-2007)
Journal of Ecology – Editorial Board (1991-1994) 
Ecology and Ecological Monographs – Editorial Board (1992-1995)
Ecosystems – Editorial Board (1997-2003)
Northeastern Naturalist – Editorial Board (1997-2007)
DOE National Institute for Global Environmental Change – Exec. Committee (1992-2006)
UNESCO Man and the Biosphere – Temperate Ecosystem Directorate (1991-1999)
Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment – Faculty Advisor (2000-2007)
Massachusetts Audubon Society – Science Advisory Committee (1990-1994)
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust – Board of Directors (1993-1996)
Conservation and Research Foundation – Board of Trustees (1994-2015)
The Nature Conservancy (Massachusetts Chapter) – Board of Directors (2005-2012)
NSF LTER Program – Executive Board (1990-1993) (2009-2012)