Center for Tropical Research

Postdoctoral Scholars

Ying Zhen

Postdoctoral Scholar

Center for Tropical Research

Senior Research Fellows

Arkhat Abzhanov

Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Life Sciences

Imperial College London

Eric Anderson

University of California, Santa Cruz and Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Philippe Auzel

McGill University, Quebec, Canada & Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science

Carol Baird

University of California, Berkeley & Cal Alive!

Elena Berg

Assistant Professor

American University of Paris

Jeffrey Brawn

Professor and Head

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thomas Brooks


Science and Knowledge Unit, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Michael Bruford

Professor / Research Division Leader (Organisms and Environment) / Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award Researcher

Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom

Wolfgang Buermann

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Scott Carroll

University of California, Davis & Institute for Contemporary Evolution, Davis, California

Kuei-Chiu Chen

Senior Lecturer

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar Biology

Anton Cornel

Associate Entomologist

University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

David DeSante

Comptroller and President

The Institute for Bird Populations

Thomas Dietsch

Migratory Bird Biologist

US Fish and Wildlife Service Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office

Renata Durães Ribeiro

Adjunct Professor, AAUW Post-doctoral Fellow

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University

Adam Freedman

Data Scientist

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Informatics Group, Harvard Univeristy

Rosemary Gillespie


University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Environmental Science

Anthony Giordano

President & Chief Conservation Officer

The Society for the Preservation of Endangered Carnivores and their International Ecological Study

Evon Hekkala

Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University

Darren Irwin

University of British Columbia, Department of Zoology

Piotr Jablonski


Seoul National University, Korea School of Biological Sciences

Hugh Jones

Clinical Associate Professor

University of Western Australia

Frank Joyce

Program Director

University of California Education Abroad Program Tropical Biology and Conservation Program, Costa Rica

Jordan Karubian

Associate Researcher and Latin America Director

Center for Tropical Research

Megan Kelso

NatureNet Science Fellow

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Alexander Kirschel

Lecturer and Head of Behavioural Ecology and Evolution Lab

University of Cyprus Department of Biological Sciences

Erin Marnocha

Program Officer, UC Research Initiatives

University of California Office of the President

Peter Marra

Head of Migratory Bird Center

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Washington, D.C.

Eduardo Mendoza Ramírez

Coordinador Maestría en Ciencias en Ecología Integrativa

Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo Instituto de Investigaciones sobre los Recursos Naturales (INIRENA)

Victoria Meyer

Research Scholar

National Aeronautics and Space Association (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Borja Milá

Research Scientist

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales - CSIC Biodiversidad y Biologia Evolutiva

Ranjan Muthukrishnan

Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

Matthew Orr

Assistant Professor

Biology Department, Oregon State University Cascades

Sonal Pandya-Dalal

Director, Business & Sustainability Council

Conservation International Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

Bikash Parida

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, Shiv Nadar University

Debra Pires

Instructional Consultant and Academic Administrator

UCLA Center for Education Innovation in Life Sciences

John Poulsen

Assistant Professor of Tropical Ecology

Duke University

Shauna Price

Postdoctoral Fellow

Field Museum of Natural History

Mark Reynolds

Lead Scientist, Migratory Birds Initiative

The Nature Conservancy

Amy Rogers

Senior Fellow

Pinchot Institute for Conservation

Rafael Rueda

Post Doctoral Scholar

Institute of Ecology INECOL, Ambiente y Sustentabilidad

Raul Sedano

Assistant Teacher

Universidad del Valle (Univalle), Colombia

Nathalie Seddon

Director Biodiversity Institute; Royal Society University Research Fellow, Associate Professor

University of Oxford Department of Zoology

Ravinder Sehgal

Associate Professor

San Francisco State University Department of Biology

Irem Sepil

Postdoctoral Researcher

Edward Grey Institute, University of Oxford

Jennifer Sheridan

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Yale-NUS College Singapore

Yali Si

Assistant Professor

Tsinghua University

Miles Silman

Professor of Biology and Ranlet and Frank Bell Jr. Faculty Fellow

Wake Forest University

Whendee Silver

Professor and Rudy Grah Chair

UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources

Greg Spicer

Professor of Biology and Faculty Director, Conservation Genetics Laboratory

San Francisco State University Department of Biology

Kathryn Stoner

Head and Professor

New Mexico State University Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology

Kelly Swing

Director & Professor

Tiputini Biodiversity Station and Universidad San Francisco de Quito / Boston University

Corey Tarwater

Assistant Professor

University of Wyoming Dept. of Zoology and Physiology and Biodiversity Institute

Zachary Tchoundjeu

Regional Coordinator for West and Central Africa

World Agroforestry Centre

Jen Tinsman

Senior Research Fellow

UCLA Center for Tropical Research

Joseph Tobias

Senior Lecturer in Biodiversity

Imperial College London

Paula White

Senior Research Fellow

Center for Tropical Research