Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research


Dr Richard Pearson to join CBER

18 December 2012

Richard Pearson will join GEE as a lecturer in June 2013, though he will be working in the department prior to his official start date.  He is currently Director of the Biodiversity Informatics Research at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.  Richard works on phylogenetic aspects of biodiversity and conservation, with a special interest in Madagascan reptiles and amphibians, and he studies the relationship between ecological niches and geographic distributions, and the impacts of climate change on biodiversity. He has recently written a book, ‘Driven to Extinction: The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity'.

Personal page at the American Museum of Natural History

Richard Pearson