Power Lab: Food Web Research

Curriculum Vitae

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Professor, Integrative Biology
Faculty Manager, Angelo Coast Range Reserve

Department of Integrative Biology
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 643-7776


B.A., Brown University (Biology), Providence, Rhode Island, 1971
M.S., Boston University Marine Program (Biology), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1974
PhD., University of Washington (Zoology), Seattle, Washington, Dec. 1981 "The grazing ecology of armored catfish in a Panamanian stream"

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, and Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1987-1992

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1992 - 1996

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1996 - present

Faculty Manager, Angelo Coast Range Reserve, 1989 - present

Chair, Aquatic Ecology Section, Ecological Society of America, 1995-1997

Chair, University-Wide Natural Reserve System Advisory Committee, 1995-1998

Peer Advisory Board, Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, N.Y., 1996-1999

Scientific Advisory Board, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 1996-1998

Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center Peer Review Panel 1998-1999

Group leader, Presidential Advisory Commission on Western Water Policy, 1997

Board of Directors, The Nature Conservancy, California, 1997-present

Science Advisor to the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center and the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program 2000-2001

Director, California Biodiversity Center, 2001-present

NOAA-Fisheries Salmon Recovery Science Advisory Panel, 2004-present

Board of Reviewing Editors, Science Magazine, 2005-2009

Participant, Vatican Conference on Water and the Environment, November 2005

International Science Advisory Committee, Alberta Ingenuity Center for Water Research 2006-present


Sigma Xi, 1971

Phi Beta Kappa, 1971

B.A., magna cum laude 1971

Summer student fellowships, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1972, 1973

Nobel Summer Fellowship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 1976

Walter Rathbone Bacon Fellowship for Field Biology, Smithsonian Institution, 1978-80

Jasper Loftus-Hills Prize for Young Investigators, from the American Society of Naturalists, 1985

Guggenheim Fellowship, awarded 1994

Miller Institute for Basic Research Professor, Spring 2002

John and Margaret Gompertz Chair in Integrative Biology, 2002-2007

Kempe Award for Distinguished Ecologists 2004 from Umea University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Science

G. Evelyn Hutchinson Medal, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2005

American Society of Naturalists:  President Elect 2004-2005, President 2005-2006, Past President 2006-2007.

Ecological Society of America:  President Elect 2008-2009, President 2009-2010, Past President 2010-2011

Fellow, California Academy of Sciences (elected 2005)

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (elected 2007)

Visiting Distinguished Research Professorship, LEREC, Umea University, Sweden (2010)

Honorary Doctorate, Umea University, October 2011

National Academy of Science, elected Fellow May 2012