Biologist David Lodge named director of Atkinson Center

Lauren Chambliss
Cornell Chronicle

David M. Lodge, the Galla Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the first Francis J. DiSalvo Director of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. His appointment will begin in May 2016 as the center celebrates its fifth anniversary as an endowed center.

An internationally recognized conservation biologist, Lodge is founder and director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative and is president-elect of the Ecological Society of America.

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