Alumnus Jianguo “Jack” Liu named ESA Eminent Ecologist   

Contact: Allison Walters, allison.walters@uga.edu

Jianguo "Jack" Liu, PhD '92, a member of the Odum School Alumni Board Working Group.

Congratulations to alumnus Jianguo “Jack” Liu, PhD ’92, who has received the 2022 Eminent Ecologist award from the Ecological Society of America.

Liu, the Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability and University Distinguished Professor in the department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University, is a member of the Odum School’s inaugural Alumni Board Working Group. His research interests are broad, including coupled human and natural systems, sustainability, climate mitigation and adaptation, ecological economics, biodiversity, ecosystem services, household-environment interactions and systems integration and modeling, among many others.

The Eminent Ecologist award recognizes a senior ecologist “for an outstanding body of ecological work or sustained ecological contributions of extraordinary merit,” according to an April 19, 2022, announcement from ESA.

Read more: Ecological Society of America announces 2022 award recipients.