Marlene Zuk, Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the 2014 Odum Lecture. A reception will follow at 5:00 p.m.in the lobby.
Odum Lecture Series, 1985-2012
2013: Mary Power, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Food Webs in River Networks: Algal-mediated Linkages of Rivers, Uplands and Oceans
2012: Thomas W. Schoener, University of California, Davis. Evolution + Ecology = EvoEco: The Interplay of Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics
2011: Stephen Pacala, Princeton Environmental Institute. From Basic Botany to Global Climate Change
2010: William Schlesinger, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Better Living Through Biogeochemistry
2009: Gretchen Daily, Stanford University. Ecosystem Services in Decision Making
2008: James Brown, University of New Mexico. Toward a Metabolic Theory of Ecology
2007: Stephen Carpenter, University of Wisconsin. Ecology for Transformation
2006: William Sutherland, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. Predicting the Ecological Impact of Environmental Change
2005: No lecture
2004: Pamela Matson, Stanford University. Agriculture and Environment in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico: Does Intensification Save Land for Nature?
2003: Bryan Grenfell, University of Cambridge. Infectious Disease in Space and Time
2002: Peter Raven, Missouri Botanical Gardens. Biodiversity, Extinction, and Sustainability
2001: Gordon Orians, University of Washington. From Micro to Macro in Ecology: Insights from Australia
2000: Andrew Dobson, Princeton University. Unifying Nature’s Whipping Post: The Role of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems
1999: Theo Colborn, World Wildlife Fund, Washington Dc. Endocrine Disrupters and the Web of Life
1998: William Mitsch, Ohio State University. Designing with the Energy Flow: The Ecological Aproach to Engineering
1997: Lynn Margulis, University of Massachusetts. Gaia: The Wonderful Place with the Pox
1996: William Murdoch, University of California, Santa Barbara. Using Ecology to Solve Environmental Problems: Technical and Institutional Challenges
1995: Stephen Hubbell, Princeton University. Why Do We Need a National Institute for the Environment?
1994: Herman Daly, University of Maryland. Environmentalists’ Farewell to the World Bank
1993: Norman Myers, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom. Tropical Forests: Their Future and Our Future
1992: Hank Shugart, University of Virginia. Using Ecosystem Models to Assess Potential Consequences of Global Climate Change
1991: William Clark, Harvard University. Sustainable Development of the Biosphere: Managing the Intersections Between the World Economy and the Global Environment
1990: Thomas Lovejoy, Smithsonian Institution. The Environment: Decade of Decision
1989: Bert Bolin, International Institute of Meteorology and University of Stockholm. Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change: What Do We Know and What Do We Do?
1988: David Sloan Wilson, Michigan State University. Reviving the Superorganism
1987: John Harper, University of North Wales. A Reductionist in an Ecosystem
1986: Rita Colwell, University of Maryland. Environmental Aspects of Research in Biotechnology
1985: David Coleman, UGA . From Genetics to Gaia: Toward an Appropriate Biotechnology
The Odum Lecture Series is supported in part by the Eugene P. and William E. Odum Endowment.