William Z. Lidicker
Dr. William Lidicker is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and vertebrate biologist. With more than 60 years in academia, he brings extraordinary scholarship to bear on our subject. His research interests include population dynamics, social behavior, population genetics, mammalian systematics, evolution, and landscape ecology. During his tenure at the University of California Berkeley, he has published extensively and taught courses encompassing these and other interests. A recent paper concerns how to make conservation more effective. He has served as president of the American Society of Mammalogists and the International Federation of Mammalogists, and chaired IUCN committees. Thus, he has an extensive world-wide network of contacts. He is currently Professor of Integrative Biology and Curator of Mammals (Museum of Vertebrate Zoology) Emeritus.