Conservation biology and policy
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs and the Princeton Environmental Institute.
David Wilcove specializes in using ecology, economics and policy research to solve issues related to conservation and biodiversity. A professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, public affairs and the High Meadows Environmental Institute, Wilcove’s research includes the impact of agriculture on biodiversity, the wild bird trade in Southeast Asia, the development of coastal wetlands, and how human adaptations to climate change could affect biodiversity. Wilcove was previously a senior ecologist at the Environmental Defense Fund and the Wilderness Society.