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Earth Optimism Summit: Smithsonian Participants

April 21, 2017

The following Smithsonian staff are participating in the Earth Optimism Summit:

  • Qing Cao, research associate, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Kate Christen, training manager, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Brian Gratwicke, conservation biologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Tremaine Gregory, conservation biologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Rachel Gross, online science editor, Smithsonian.com
  • Mary Hagedorn, senior research scientist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Jefferson Hall, director of the Agua Salud Project, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • Autumn-Lynn Harrison, research ecologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Pamela Henson, director of the institutional history program, Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Anson “Tuck” Hines, director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • Kali Holder, veterinary pathologist and Morris Animal Foundation Global Health Fellow, Smithsonian Global Health Program
  • Jeremy Jackson, senior scientist emeritus, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • Amy Johnson, Smithsonian-Mason Research Fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Dennis W. Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Nancy Knowlton, Sant Chair for Marine Science, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • John Kress, research botanist and curator, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Gary Krupnik, research scientist, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Matthew C. Larsen, director, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • Peter Leimgruber, landscape ecologist and conservation biologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Paul Marinari, senior curator, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Peter Marra, head of the Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Javier Mateo-Vega, research fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
  • Melanie McField, director, Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Bill McShea, wildlife ecologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Steve Monfort, John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and deputy director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park
  • Jennifer Nagashima, postdoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Matthew Ogburn, marine ecologist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • John Parker, senior scientist and research ecologist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • Nick Pyenson, curator of fossil marine mammals, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • David Rubenstein, Chair, Smithsonian Board of Regents, and Co-founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group
  • David J. Skorton, Secretary, Smithsonian
  • Melissa Songer, conservation ecologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Ricardo Stanoss, academic program manager, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Michael Trizna, technical lead, DNA Barcode of Wildlife Project, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Lauren Ward, digital producer and science writer for the Ocean Portal, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
  • Dennis Whigham, plant ecologist and senior research scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • Dawn Zimmerman, associate program director, Global Health Program, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

 

SI-233-2017

 

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John Gibbons  
(202) 633-5187 
gibbonsjp@si.edu

Becky Haberacker  
(202) 633-5183 
haberackerb@si.edu

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