Past Residents

Center Fellows | Postdoctoral Associates | Visiting Researchers
Note: Visiting Researchers are additional researchers residing at NCEAS for a month or more


Name Current Home Institution Years in Residence
Carol Adair University of Vermont* April 2009 to November 2011
Benjamin Adams University of Auckland February 2013 to August 2013
Peter Adler Utah State University* September 2005 to June 2006
Marcelo Aizen Universidad Nacional del Comahue March 2006 to June 2006
Andrew Allen Macquarie University* March 2005 to February 2008
Stefano Allesina University of Chicago* September 2007 to August 2009
John Alroy Macquarie University* September 1998 to August 2001
Priyanga Amarasekare University of California, Los Angeles* September 1998 to September 2000
Sandy Andelman Organization for Tropical Studies February 2010 to December 2011
Sandy Andelman Organization for Tropical Studies July 1998 to June 1999
Anna Arft San Diego Natural History Museum October 1996 to January 1997
Per Arneberg Institute of Marine Research in Norway October 1999 to November 1999
Mary Ashley University of Illinois at Chicago August 2001 to July 2002
David Atkinson University of Liverpool October 2007 to June 2008
Juliann Aukema Conservation Science September 2006 to March 2010
David Auston The Institute for Energy Efficiency April 2016 to June 2017
Jennifer Balch University of Colorado Boulder January 2009 to July 2012
Jordi Bascompte University of Zurich January 1998 to December 1999
Marissa Baskett University of California, Davis* September 2006 to June 2008
Julia Baum University of Victoria* January 2010 to August 2011
Judith Becerra University of Arizona August 2001 to July 2002
Ottar Bjornstad Pennsylvania State University* December 1997 to April 1998
Ottar Bjornstad Pennsylvania State University* September 1998 to December 2000
Rachael Blake January 2015 to April 2017
Elizabeth Borer University of Minnesota* September 2003 to July 2004
Gay Bradshaw Kerulos Center May 1999 to October 2000
Amy Briggs University of Georgia August 2010 to January 2011
Bernardo Broitman ICM Center for the Study of Multiple Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems January 2006 to October 2008
Marjorie Brooks Southern Illinois University* January 2006 to January 2008
James Brown University of New Mexico September 1999 to January 2000
July 2007 to December 2007
Mark Browne University College Dublin October 2011 to January 2014
Lauren Buckley University of Washington November 2007 to December 2008
Amber Budden DataONE May 2007 to June 2010
Lynda Bunting University of Regina February 2007 to December 2007
Mark Burgman University of Melbourne July 2002 to June 2003
Rebecca Burton Alverno College* September 1996 to September 1998
Peter Buston Boston University* October 2002 to September 2005
Jarrett Byrnes University of Massachusetts, Boston* November 2010 to September 2012
Adan Caballero Vazquez Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán January 2007 to February 2007
Marc Cadotte University of Toronto* June 2007 to June 2009
Huiping Cao New Mexico State University* November 2009 to July 2010
Mariah Carbone Northern Arizona University March 2011 to February 2013
Stephen Carpenter University of Wisconsin Madison July 1996 to June 1997
Ted Case University of California, San Diego August 1998 to June 1999
David Chalcraft East Carolina University* June 2002 to December 2003
Samantha Cheng Arizona State University January 2016 to September 2017
Elsa Cleland University of California, San Diego* August 2005 to June 2008
Elsa Cleland University of California, San Diego* July 2008 to September 2008
Liza Comita Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies February 2010 to August 2011
Richard Condit Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute December 2005 to March 2008
Karl Cottenie University of Guelph* February 2003 to June 2005
Kathryn Cottingham Dartmouth College* August 1996 to September 1998
Alan Covich University of Georgia September 2000 to August 2001
Sharon Cowling University of Toronto* September 2000 to September 2002
Stephen Cox Texas Tech University* June 2000 to June 2001
Shelley Crausbay Conservation Science Partners October 2015 to October 2017
Larry Crowder Stanford University January 2004 to June 2004
Philip Crowley University of Kentucky July 1997
Cliff Cunningham Duke University September 2002 to June 2003
Ellen Damschen University of Wisconsin, Madison November 2005 to October 2006
T. Jonathan Davies McGill University* February 2007 to January 2010
Rudolf de Groot Wageningen University December 1998 to March 1999
Andre de Roos University of Amsterdam March 2009 to September 2009
Perry de Valpine University of California, Berkeley* September 2000 to August 2001
Patty Debenham Patty Debenham Consulting October 1997 to June 1998
Heather Dennis San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission July 2015 to September 2015
David Dobkin High Desert Ecological Research Institute May 2009 to May 2010
John Drake University of Georgia* June 2004 to June 2006
Kevin Drury Bethel College* August 2007 to August 2008
Brian Enquist University of Arizona* September 1999 to December 2000
William Fagan University of Maryland September 2008
April 2009 to May 2009
William Fagan University of Maryland* November 1996
Per Fauchald Norwegian Institute for Nature Research July 2015 to June 2016
Sergio Floeter Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina* September 2003 to January 2006
Jerry Franklin University of Washington April 2000 to May 2000
Nico Franz Arizona State University* December 2003 to December 2005
Wilfried Gabriel Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat March 2000 to October 2000
Ruth Gates University of Hawaii April 2010 to March 2011
Leah Gerber Arizona State University June 2009 to August 2010
Leah Gerber Arizona State University* January 1999 to January 2001
Sarah Gergel University of British Columbia* September 2000 to May 2003
Ross Gerrard USDA Forest Service, PSW, Sierra Nevada Research Center* July 1996 to June 1998
Laura Gonzalez Guzman University of Texas Austin September 2002 to December 2002
Wendy Gram NEON* August 1997 to July 1998
Derek Gray California University of Pennsylvania January 2012 to July 2013
Charles Greene Cornell University January 2001 to June 2001
Katherine Gross Michigan State University November 2002 to June 2003
November 2010 to March 2011
Craig Groves The Nature Conservancy January 2001 to May 2001
Edward Hackett Arizona State University August 2004 to August 2005
Benjamin Halpern National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis September 2003 to December 2004
Benjamin Halpern National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis January 2007 to June 2016
Ilkka Hanski University of Helsinki February 1996 to March 1996
Sharon Harlan Arizona State University August 2004 to August 2005
Stephen Hart University of California Merced August 1997 to July 1998
Drew Harvell Cornell University August 2000 to June 2001
Vera Hausner The Arctic University of Norway July 2015 to June 2016
Michael Hochberg Université de Montpellier II July 2003 to August 2003
July 2006 to August 2006
March 2007 to August 2007
Robert Howarth Cornell University January 1999 to June 1999
Mary Hunsicker Northwest Fisheries Science Center February 2014 to March 2015
Allen Hurlbert University of North Carlolina at Chapel Hill* September 2005 to August 2008
Mark Jeffreys University of New South Wales December 1997 to June 1998
Darren Johnson California State University Long Beach October 2009 to September 2012
Francis Juanes University of Victoria September 2000 to January 2001
August 2006 to May 2007
Carrie Kappel National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis January 2006 to February 2009
Peter Kareiva University of California Los Angeles January 1998 to April 1998
Dawn Kaufman King's College December 1998 to December 2000
Timothy Keitt University of Texas* January 1998 to August 2000
Bruce Kendall University of California, Santa Barbara* May 1996 to October 1998
Margaret Kinnaird Mpala Research Centre September 2004 to December 2006
Margaret Kinnaird Mpala Wildlife Foundation September 2003 to August 2004
Kate Kirby University of Toronto November 2009 to October 2010
Michael Kirby Environmental Planning Group* February 2000 to April 2001
James Kitchell University of Wisconsin January 1997 to July 1997
October 2003 to April 2004
Tiffany Knight Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ January 2004 to December 2004
Astrid Kodric-Brown University of New Mexico July 2007 to December 2007
Caitlin Kontgis Descartes Labs April 2007 to March 2008
Vlastimil Krivan Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Biological Research Center February 2005 to January 2006
Chris Kucharik Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) December 1997 to June 1998
Bill Kuhn National Park Service June 2000 to August 2000
Lesley Lancaster University of Aberdeen March 2009 to May 2012
William Langford RMIT University February 2002 to January 2005
Marie-Angelique Laporte Bioversity International March 2010 to June 2010
Peter Leavitt University of Regina February 2007 to December 2007
Sarah Lester Florida State University March 2007 to July 2007
Thomas Lewinsohn Unicamp August 1998 to December 1998
Andrew Liebhold USDA Forest Service June 1997 to August 1997
June 1999 to August 1999
Rowan Lockwood College of William and Mary October 2007 to May 2008
David Lodge University of Notre Dame August 2004 to June 2005
Katie Longo Marine Stewardship Council July 2010 to July 2015
James Lovvorn Southern Illinois University January 2006 to January 2007
Per Lundberg Lund University September 2002 to August 2003
Barney Luttbeg Oklahoma State University* July 1999 to June 2002
Kathleen Lyons Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History* August 2003 to July 2006
Michelle Mack Northern Arizona University August 2009 to June 2010
Joshua Madin Macquarie University* November 2003 to September 2006
Luis Francisco Madrinan Concordia University,Canada June 2008 to January 2009
Pablo Marquet Santa Fe Institute September 2006 to April 2007
David Marsh Washington and Lee University November 2006 to August 2007
August 2010 to August 2011
Neo Martinez University of Arizona December 2006 to December 2007
Christy McCain University of Colorado, Boulder* January 2004 to January 2007
Mick McCarthy University of Melbourne* September 1999 to June 2000
Brad McRae The Nature Conservancy* November 2005 to July 2008
Eli Meir Sim Biotic Software January 1998 to April 1998
Carlos Melian Eawag February 2005 to June 2010
Duncan Menge Columbia University August 2008 to August 2010
Susanne Menzel Federal Office for Agriculture May 2006 to September 2006
Fiorenza Micheli Stanford University* September 1996 to December 1998
Bruce Milne University of New Mexico January 2000 to June 2000
Gary Mittelbach Michigan State University November 2002 to June 2003
November 2010 to March 2011
Jannicke Moe Norwegian Institute for Water Research* October 2003 to April 2004
Patricia Moehlman Columbia University October 2001 to September 2002
Angela Moles The University of New South Wales* August 2003 to June 2004
Max Moritz University of California, Berkeley August 2010 to July 2011
Cynthia Moss Elephant Trust October 1999 to November 1999
April 2000 to May 2000
Helene Muller-Landau Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute* January 2002 to December 2003
William Murdoch University of California, Santa Barbara July 1997 to June 1998
April 2005 to September 2005
Jill Murray City of Santa Barbara, Creeks Restoration and Water Quality Improvement Program* March 2001 to December 2003
Robert Naiman University of Washington October 2001 to March 2002
Siddarth Narayan University of California, Santa Cruz January 2014 to May 2016
Roger Nisbet University of California, Santa Barbara July 1998 to June 1999
Timothy O'Brien Wildlife Conservation Society September 2004 to December 2006
Timothy O'Brien Wildlife Conservation Society September 2003 to August 2004
W. John O'Brien University of North Carolina, Greensboro January 2004 to June 2004
Mary O'Connor University of British Columbia January 2009 to December 2010
Thomas O'Halloran Clemson University July 2007 to May 2008
Jennifer O'Leary California Polytechnic State University June 2010 to July 2011
John Orrock University of Wisconsin, Madison* June 2004 to June 2007
Dianna Padilla Stony Brook University January 2005 to January 2006
John Parker Arizona State University July 2015 to June 2016
John Parker Arizona State University* August 2008 to August 2011
Benoit Parmentier SESYNC August 2012 to January 2014
Camille Parmesan University of Plymouth June 1996 to March 1999
Julia Parrish University of Washington January 2004 to September 2004
Stephanie Pau Florida State University* January 2010 to December 2012
Robert Peet University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill September 2001 to February 2002
Christine Petersen Thompson Rivers University September 2010 to March 2013
Garry Peterson Stockholm Resilience Centre* May 1999 to August 2000
Warren Porter University of Wisconsin, Madison September 1998 to August 1999
July 2001 to September 2001
Hugh Possingham University of Queensland December 1998 to April 1999
David Post Yale University* September 2000 to August 2002
Chris Pyke U.S. Green Building Council* October 2002 to December 2004
Simon Queenborough Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies January 2010 to August 2011
Nejem Raheem Emerson College December 2008 to November 2009
Aaron Ramirez January 2016 to December 2017
Jai Ranganathan University of California, Santa Barbara September 2007 to January 2010
Stacy Rebich Hespanha October 2011 to July 2014
Helen Regan University of California, Riverside* December 2000 to December 2002
William Reiners University of Wyoming January 2000 to December 2000
Shane Richards Durham University, UK* December 2000 to December 2001
Mark Ritchie Syracuse University September 2005 to August 2006
Dave Roberts Montana State University August 2000 to July 2001
Josephine Rodriguez University of Virginia's College at Wise January 2010 to July 2013
Joan Roughgarden Stanford University September 1998 to August 1999
Nadja Rüger University of Leipzig July 2007 to August 2007
Claire Runge UiT the Arctic University of Norway November 2015 to July 2017
Gareth Russell Rutgers University; New Jersey Institute of Technology June 1996 to June 1998
Sadie Ryan University of Florida March 2009 to July 2011
John Sabo Arizona State University June 2009 to August 2010
John Sabo Arizona State University November 2000 to March 2001
Elizabeth Sandlin Vise University of North Texas at Dallas* June 2000 to August 2001
Orlando Sarnelle Michigan State University* May 1996 to March 1997
Lindsay Scheef University of Texas January 2010 to May 2012
Jochen Schenk California State University, Fullerton* May 1998 to April 1999
Cheryl Schultz Washington State University, Vancouver* March 1999 to June 2002
Kimberly Schulz State University of New York August 2007 to July 2008
Edward Schuur Northern Arizona University August 2009 to June 2010
Eric Seabloom University of Minnesota* June 1997 to July 2004
Moshe Shachak Ben-Gurion University of the Negev July 2004 to September 2004
January 2005 to April 2005
Jonathan Shurin University of California, San Deigo* September 2000 to May 2003
Andrew Sih University of California, Davis June 1998 to August 1998
Melinda Smith Colorado State University June 2002 to December 2003
Jennifer Smith University of California, San Deigo* October 2005 to June 2008
Victoria Sork University of California, Los Angeles August 1997 to July 1998
Tony Starfield University of Minnesota November 1998 to January 1999
Brad Stenger New York University February 2007 to June 2007
Patrick Stephens University of Georgia October 2005 to September 2008
Richard Stevens Texas Tech University* December 2002 to December 2004
David Stockwell Central Queensland University October 2005 to July 2006
Carly Strasser Collaborative Knowledge Foundation September 2010 to August 2011
John Swaddle College of William and Mary October 2007 to May 2008
Jing Tao University of California, Santa Barbara* June 2003 to May 2007
Joshua Tewksbury University of Colorado Boulder September 2010 to June 2011
John N. Thompson University of California, Santa Cruz July 1997 to July 1998
Lisa Thompson University of California, Davis* July 1999 to August 2001
Craig Thomsen University of California, Davis February 2001 to April 2001
David Tilman University of Minnesota January 2001 to May 2001
January 2008 to April 2008
Mark Torchin Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute* October 2003 to August 2004
Mary Towner Oklahoma State University* July 1999 to June 2002
Mary Turnipseed Moore Foundation June 2011 to May 2012
Mark Urban University of Connecticut* September 2006 to August 2008
Nisikawa Usio Kanazawa University June 2001 to August 2001
Diego Vazquez Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas* October 2002 to June 2005
Mark Vellend University of British Columbia* September 2004 to July 2005
Larry Venable University of Arizona August 2001 to July 2002
Piet Verburg NIWA* July 2004 to July 2006
David Vieglais DataONE August 2007 to August 2008
Alisa Wade University of Montana June 2009 to August 2011
Frederic Wagner Utah State University January 1998 to December 1998
Yiwei Wang San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory November 2014 to August 2015
Colette Ward University of Zurich January 2015 to January 2017
Robert Warner University of California, Santa Barbara September 1999 to August 2000
Jacob Weiner University of Copenhagen September 2007 to August 2008
Geoffrey West Santa Fe Institute October 1999 to December 1999
John Wiens The Nature Conservancy September 2000 to June 2001
John Williams University of Wisconsin, Madison* September 1999 to September 2001
June 2002 to August 2003
Richard Williams Microsoft Research Ltd.* May 2003 to April 2005
Jennifer Williams University of British Columbia December 2008 to October 2011
Michael Willig University of Connecticut September 1998 to August 1999
Will Wilson Duke University July 2002 to June 2003
Elizabeth Wolkovich University of California, San Diego March 2009 to May 2009
August 2009 to July 2010
Kerry Woods Bennington College November 2008 to April 2009
Tommaso Zillio January 2006 to January 2007