Daniel Simberloff

Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies

Phone: 865-974-0849
E-mail: dsimberloff@utk.edu

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Daniel Simberloff, Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is one of the world's leading experts on invasive species. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Simberloff received the Ramon Margalef Award for Ecology in 2012. The award is the world's pre-eminent prize for ecology and environmental science. His research interests include invasive species, community composition and structure, and community morphological structure.

Topics of expertise: Ecology, evolution, conservation biology, biogeography, and statistical ecology

Recent media coverage: All over the world, you’ll find invasive species that are beloved by humans — even as these foreign plants and animals alter or damage the environment. FiveThirtyEight, Maggie Koerth-Baker, Oct. 16

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