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Curriculum Vitae

Norman L. Christensen

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Box 90328

Durham, NC 27708
(919) 613-8052 (office)

Ph.D.University of California at Santa Barbara1973
PhD, BiologyUniversity of California, Santa Barbara1973
M.A.California State University at Fresno1970
MS, BiologyCalifornia State University, Fresno1970
B.A.California State University at Fresno1968
AB, BiologyCalifornia State University, Fresno1968
Areas of Research

Community Ecology. Disturbance and Succession. Ecosystem Management. Sustainable Forest Management. Forest Fires. Strong interest in the application of basic science to management problems

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Keynote Speaker, Associate of Fire Ecology, September, 2008
President, Ecological Society of America, 2008
Recent Grant Support

  • Forest Management, Species Habitat, and Implications for Carbon Flux and Storage, Research Triangle Institute, 8-312-0213589, 2012/11-2017/10.      
Professional Service

University Committee
Duke University Committee for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure, 2009 - present  
member, University Sustainability Committee, 2008 - present  
member, University Judiciary Board, 2008 - present  
Other Review or Advisory Panel
member, Chair of the Landscape Committee, Executive Review Committee--Heinz Center, State of the Nation's Ecosystems 2008, 2001 - present  
Past President, Governing Board -- Ecological Society of America, January 2009  
President, Governing Board-Ecological Society of America, January 2008  
Community Service
Trustee, Board of Trustees -- Environmental Defense Fund, 2002 - present  
Trustee, Board of Trustees -- North Carolina Nature Conservancy, 1994 - present  
Trustee, Board of Trustees -- The Conservation Fund, 1993 - present  
Director, Board of Directors -- Sustainable Forestry Board, 2004 - 2009  
Publications (listed separately)

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