Areas of Professional Expertise:

Transdisciplinary integration, ecological economics, ecosystem services, landscape ecology, integrated ecological and socioeconomic modeling, energy and material flow analysis, environmental policy, social traps, incentive structures and institutions.

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  • Ph.D. 1979

    Ph.D. in Environmental Eng. Sciences: Systems Ecology with a minor in Economics

    University of Florida

  • M.A. 1974

    Masters in Architecture and Urban Planning

    University of Florida

  • B.A. 1973

    Bachelor's in Architecture

    University of Florida

  • 1968 -70

    Aerospace Engineering

    Purdue University

Current Academic Positions

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Current Editorial Positions

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Professional Societies and Boards

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Awards and Other Recognition

  • 2016
    Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
    The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.
  • 2011
    Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
  • 2011
    The (En)Rich List: top 100 inspirational individuals whose contributions enrich paths to sustainable futures (#54))
    The (En)Rich List celebrates a wealth of inspirational individuals. Collectively, the people highlighted throughout this website present a rich tapestry that points to globally prosperous and sustainable futures.
  • 2010
    Il Monito del Giardino (The Warning from the Garden) award
  • 2004
    Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • 2001 - present
    Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America
  • 2000
    Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa, Stockholm University, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science
  • 1998
    Kenneth Boulding Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Ecological Economics,
  • 1994-1996
    Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment
  • 1982-1985
    Kellogg National Fellowship