David Wilcove

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs

Office: 
446 Robertson Hall
Phone: 
609-258-7118
Fax: 
609-258-6082
Assistant: 
Geraldine Rhodes
External Website: 
http://scholar.princeton.edu/dwilcove

Area(s)

  • Environmental Issues

Biography

David Wilcove focuses on developing innovative ways to protect biodiversity in North America, Southeast Asia, East Africa, and other regions, blending ecology and public policy. He is the author of two books and many scientific publications, book chapters, and popular articles dealing with the conservation of biological diversity, endangered species, ornithology, island biogeography, and conservation policy. In 2001, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Society for Conservation Biology. In 1990, he was one of ten scientists awarded a Pew Scholarship in Conservation and the Environment. Ph.D., Princeton University.  Prior to joining the Princeton faculty, he was senior ecologist at the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, DC.

Wilcove is affiliated with the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) program, and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.