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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)


1983–1990 Assistant & Associate Professor Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University     
1990–present Director of the Harvard Forest, Harvard University
1990-present  Senior Lecturer, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University   
1990–present Adjunct Professor, Department Environmental Conservation, UMass-Amherst     
2000-present Graduate Faculty, School of Forest Resources, University of Maine-Orono 


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)
Harvard University Knowles Scholar (2010)
Charles Eliot Award, The Trustees of Reservations (2010)
Conservation Leadership Award, New England Forestry Foundation (2016) 


Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research Program-Principal Investigator (since 1988)
Highstead Foundation – Board of Directors (since 1993); Chairman and President (since 2005)
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies – Board of Advisors (since 2002)
Edey Foundation – Board Member (since 2012)
Polly Hill Arboretum – Research Associate (since 2009)
Goodwin-Niering CTR for Conservation/Environmental Science – Advisory Bd (since 2001)
Progress in Physical Geography - Editorial Advisor (since 1997)
Harvard College Conservation Society – Faculty Adviser (since 2017)
Harvard Office for Sustainability Campus Innovation Fund – Review Comm. (since 2018)


Trustees of Reservations – Trustee (2002-); Board of Directors (2009-2018) 
Conservation and Research Foundation – Board of Trustees (1994-2016)
The Nature Conservancy (Massachusetts Chapter) – Board of Directors (2005-2015)
Choate Rosemary Hall School – Board of Trustees (2010-2016)
National Ecological Observation Network – Committee Chair (2004-2007)
Ecosystems – Editorial Board (1997-2003)
Northeastern Naturalist – Editorial Board (1997-2007)
Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment – Faculty Advisor (2000-2007)
Journal of Ecology – Editorial Board (1991-1994) 
Ecology and Ecological Monographs – Editorial Board (1992-1995)
DOE National Institute for Global Environmental Change – Exec. Committee (1992-2006)
UNESCO Man and the Biosphere – Temperate Ecosystem Directorate (1991-1999)
Massachusetts Audubon Society – Science Advisory Committee (1990-1994)
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust – Board of Directors (1993-1996)
NSF LTER Program – Executive Board (1990-1993) (2009-2012)