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The Slippery Slope to Slime or A Mutiny for the Bounty?

Jane Lubchenco

  • Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology
  • Oregon State University

Jane Lubchenco is an environmental scientist and marine ecologist engaged in teaching, research, synthesis, and communication of scientific knowledge.Her scientific contributions in ecology are widely recognized. Eight of her publications are "Science Citation Classics;" she is one of the "most highly cited" ecologists in the world. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the Royal Society, and the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World.

Lubchenco served on the Pew Oceans Commission and now the Joint Oceans Commission Initiative. She is a Director or Trustee of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, SeaWeb and Environmental Defense, Trustee Emerita of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and a former Trustee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences' Beijer International Institute for Ecological Economics and the World Resources Institute.

Friday, January 18, 2008