Meet the Panelists

Our Panelists have expertise that covers a range of disciplines, from global warming and caribou biology to conservation planning and the effects of oil and gas industries on birds and wildlife. All have outstanding scholarly reputations and a commitment to public outreach and conservation.

Click on a Panelist’s name for more information about their individual background and expertise.

International Boreal Conservation Science Panel Members 

Pascal BadiouWetlands/Global Warming
Research Scientist for Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research

John JacobsGlobal Warming
Professor of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jeremy KerrBiogeography
Professor of Biology, University of Ottawa

Micheline ManseauConservation Biology
Professor of Ecology, University of Manitoba’s Natural Resource Institute; Ecosystem Scientist, Parks Canada

Gordon OriansEcology and Conservation Biology
Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Washington

Stuart PimmEcology and Conservation Biology
Doris Duke Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke University

Peter RavenConservation Biology, Ecology, and Botany
President Emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden

Terry RootGlobal Warming and Wildlife
Professor of Biology, Stanford University

Nigel RouletPeat/Global Warming
Professor of Geography, McGill School of Environment

James SchaeferWildlife/Caribou
Professor of Biology, Trent University

David SchindlerWater Quality
Professor of Ecology and Chair of Killam Memorial, University of Alberta

Jim StrittholtConservation Biology
President and Executive Director, Conservation Biology Institute

Nancy TurnerFirst Nations and Ethnobotany
Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria