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Adaptive Peaks and Women in Scientific and Environmental (WiSE) Professions & Adaptive Peaks pren
Thursday, February 6, 2014
5 Illick Hall
"Human Influences on the Species Interactions in Urban Communities: Insights from nationwide urban ecology research networks" will be discussed by Dr. Paige Warren, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation, U Mass, Amherst.
Dr. Warren's research seeks to understand processes generating and maintaining biological diversity in a world increasingly dominated by humans. Her work focuses on the impacts of urbanization on animals, and the socio-ecological consequences of urban greening and growth. She cooperates with the CAP-LTER, BES-LTER & the BMA ULTRA-Ex. She spent a recent sabbatical as Visiting Scholar in the School of Sustainability and School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University. She has been a Research Scientist at Virginia Tech, and a Post Doc, Biology Department and Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. She hold a BA (highest honors) in biology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a PhD in Zoology, from the University of Texas-Austin.
Sponsor: Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, ESF Women's Caucus, & Graduate Student Association