Professional Service

Expert witness for legal cases:

  • On behalf of the respondent, Hernandez and Constant v. Dry Lakes Farm. Petitioner alleged that death of horses resulted from hay contaminated with poisonous plants. Site visit only, summer 2010.

  • On behalf of the plaintiffs, Green et al. vs. US government. Deposed 27 March 2012 (Silver City, New Mexico) and 12 September 2012 (Tucson, Arizona); testified December 2013 and January 2014 (Tucson, Arizona).

    Prepared written testimony regarding H.R. 3102, 108th Congress, 1st Session, June 2004.

    Inaugural director of the The Nature Conservancy's David H. Smith Fellows Program in Applied Conservation Research (Arlington, Virginia, 1999-2000)

    Organized and co-chaired the following symposia:

    Organized and moderated public panel session, Beyond the Headlines: Prospects for Humanity as Earth Heats Up. Center for Inquiry, Tucson, Arizona (2006)

    Organized and participated in three-day workshop, Linking Producers and Consumers: Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services. The Research Ranch Foundation, Tucson, Arizona (2006)

    Member, Technical Advisory Committee, City of Tucson and Arizona Game and Fish Department. Committee is drafting a multi-species Habitat Conservation Plan under the Endangered Species Act, Section 10(a)(1)(B) (2004-present)

    Member of the following advisory groups:

    Member of steering committees for the following symposia, workshops, and discussion sessions:

    Review panelist for the following programs:

    Ad hoc reviewer for the following programs:

    Ad hoc reviewer for several book publishers and the following journals:

    Inteviewed for, and quoted in, the following media outlets:

    Chair and member of many committees at all levels within the University of Arizona--university, college, and department

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