Event Title

Restoring Healthy Communities

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Start Date

28-10-2013 6:00 PM

End Date

28-10-2013 8:30 PM

Description

Dr. Eric Strauss, President’s Professor of Biology, LMU and Executive Director of the Center for Urban Resilience (CURes)

Dr. Eric Strauss serves Loyola Marymount University as President’s Professor of Biology, Executive Director of the Center for Urban Resilience (CURes) and Director of the graduate track in urban ecology. With collaborative research specialties in animal behavior, endangered species management, urban ecosystem dynamics and science education, Eric has extended the model for faculty scholarship by co-founding the Urban Ecology Institute in Boston while he served as a faculty member at Boston College and CURes in LA, both of which provide educational, research and restoration programs to underserved neighborhoods and their residents. In addition, Dr. Strauss is the Founding Editor of a web-based peer-reviewed journal, Cities and the Environment, which is funded in part by the USDA Forest Service. His research includes collaborative long term studies of coyotes, White tailed deer, crows, turtles and other vertebrates, with a specialty in understanding wildlife in urban areas and the appropriate management responses to wildlife problems and zoonotic disease. He has co-written multi-media textbooks in biology and urban ecology as well as hosting multiple video series on the life sciences and ecology.

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Oct 28th, 6:00 PM Oct 28th, 8:30 PM

Restoring Healthy Communities

University Hall 1000

Dr. Eric Strauss, President’s Professor of Biology, LMU and Executive Director of the Center for Urban Resilience (CURes)

Dr. Eric Strauss serves Loyola Marymount University as President’s Professor of Biology, Executive Director of the Center for Urban Resilience (CURes) and Director of the graduate track in urban ecology. With collaborative research specialties in animal behavior, endangered species management, urban ecosystem dynamics and science education, Eric has extended the model for faculty scholarship by co-founding the Urban Ecology Institute in Boston while he served as a faculty member at Boston College and CURes in LA, both of which provide educational, research and restoration programs to underserved neighborhoods and their residents. In addition, Dr. Strauss is the Founding Editor of a web-based peer-reviewed journal, Cities and the Environment, which is funded in part by the USDA Forest Service. His research includes collaborative long term studies of coyotes, White tailed deer, crows, turtles and other vertebrates, with a specialty in understanding wildlife in urban areas and the appropriate management responses to wildlife problems and zoonotic disease. He has co-written multi-media textbooks in biology and urban ecology as well as hosting multiple video series on the life sciences and ecology.