Anthony Barnosky, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Anthony Barnosky has been a faculty member at the University of California—Berkley since 1990.  Currently, Anthony holds the posts of professor of Integrative Biology, curator of Fossil Mammals in the Museum of Palentology, and research paleo-ecologist at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology.  Anthony’s current research projects revolve around understanding how large-scale changes in the environment affect evolution, biogeography, and biodiversity patterns of mammals.  He is the author of Heatstroke: Nature in the an Age of Global Warming (Island Press: 2009) where he assesses the impacts of global warming on the global ecosystem and shows how global warming is fundamentally changing the natural world and its creatures.  Anthony has received awards over the past two decades from National Geographic, the National Science Foundation, and the National Academy of Science among others.  Before working at Berkeley, Anthony served as a professor of Earth Sciences and Biology and the Director of MSU Mountain Research Center at Montana State University and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.  Anthony also spent time as an archaeologist on the Alaska Pipeline and as a coal geologist for Atlantic Richfield, before attending graduate school at the Quaternary Research Center at the University of Washington.

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