Speakers

Join Dr. Edward O. Wilson and a panel of distinguished experts in biodiversity for three days of current research briefings and stimulating dialog on the state of biodiversity on our planet. Click a speaker’s name to learn more about his or her accomplishments and research interests.

Dr. Edward O. Wilson
University Professor Emeritus
Harvard University
Alumnus, The University of Alabama

Dr. E. Virginia Armbrust
Director and Professor
School of Oceanography
University of Washington

Dr. P. Dee Boersma
Wadsworth Endowed Chair in Conservation Science and Professor
Department of Biology
University of Washington

Dr. R. Scot Duncan
Associate Professor, Biology
Birmingham-Southern College

Dr. Ryan Earley
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Alabama

Dr. Scott V. Edwards
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology
Curator of Ornithology
Museum of Comparative Zoology and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University

Dr. Harry W. Greene
Professor and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Dr. Juan M. Lopez-Bautista
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Alabama

Dr. Jonathan B. Losos
Monique and Phillip Lehner Professor for the Study of Latin American
Harvard University

Dr. Meg Lowman
Chief of Science and Sustainability
California Academy of Sciences

Dr. D. Bruce Means
President and Executive Director
Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy
Adjunct Professor
Department of Biological Science
Florida State University

Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone
Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
California Campus
The Scripps Institute
Professor and Resident Scholar
The University of Alabama

Dr. Richard A. Richards
Professor
Department of Philosophy
The University of Alabama

Dr. Leslie J. Rissler
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Alabama

Dr. Sahotra Sarkar
Professor
Department of Philosophy
Department of Integrative Biology
University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Diana H. Wall
University Distinguished Professor of Biology
Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability
Colorado State University