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About Warren G. Abrahamson, II

Research interests include Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation Biology. Specifically, plant-insect interactions of three trophic-level interactions using goldenrods, ball gall insects, and natural enemies as well as oaks and cynipid gall insects, speciation of phytophagous insects; the ecology of fire in Florida's upland scrub communities; conservation studies of local natural areas.

Positions

2012 - Present David Burpee Professor of Plant Genetics Emeritus, Bucknell University
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1976 - Present Research Associate, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida
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1983 - 2012 David Burpee Professor of Plant Genetics, Bucknell University Biology
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2007 - 2008 Visiting Scientist, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida
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2001 - 2002 Visiting Professor, Northern Arizona University ‐ Biology
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1994 - 1995 Visiting Scientist, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida
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1987 - 1988 Colorado Plateau Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Museum of Northern Arizona ‐ Northern Arizona University
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January 1987 - July 1987 Acting Chair, Bucknell University Biology
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1986 - 1987 Director, Bucknell University Environmental Science Program
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1979 - 1983 Associate Professor of Biology, Bucknell University Biology
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1980 - 1981 Visiting Research Fellow, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida
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1973 - 1979 Assistant Professor, Bucknell University Biology
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June 1976 - August 1976 Visiting Assistant Professor, Michigan State University ‐ Kellogg Biological Station
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Honors and Awards

  • Science & Conservation Awareness Award, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL, 2014
  • AAAS Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Merrill W Linn Land & Waterways Conservancy, 2002
  • Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America, 2000
  • William Dutcher Award for Outstanding Service to the Audubon Cause at the Regional Level, Mid-Atlantic Region, National Audubon Society, 1984
  • Class of 1956 Lectureship for Inspirational Teaching, Bucknell University, 1982-83
  • Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, Bucknell University, 1975-76
  • Bradley-Moore-Davis Award (Outstanding Senior in Botany), University of Michigan, 1969

Courses

  • Plant Systematics
  • Conservation Biology
  • Plant & Animal Interactions
  • Population & Community Biology

Education

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1969 - 1973 PhD, Harvard University, USA
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1969 - 1971 MS, Harvard University, USA
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1965 - 1969 BS, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ‐ Botany
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Contact Information

3833 Stein Lane
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Voice: 570-524-4306


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