Eric Sargis

Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

Professor of Anthropology, Archaeological Studies, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and the Yale School of the Environment, Department of Anthropology 

Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Vertebrate Zoology (Mammalogy)Peabody Museum of Natural History

Carla Staver

Associate Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

YIBS External Advisory Board


Caroline Niemczyk
Independent Philanthropy Professional
Irvington, NY

Ralph C. Schmidt
The Candlewood Timber Group
New York NY


Joseph Andrew
Global Chairman, Dentons
Washington, DC

Edward P. Bass
Businessman, Financier, Philanthropist, and Environmentalist
Fort Worth TX

R. Duane Dickson
Deloitte Consulting LLP, Stamford Harbor Park
Stamford, CT

Scott Edwards
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Curator of Ornithology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Joshua R. Ginsberg 
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Millbrook, NY

Jeremy Jackson
Marine Ecologist, Paleontologist and Professor
Washington, DC

Kim Larson
Washington, DC

Thomas Lovejoy
University Professor, Environmental Science & Policy

George Mason University

Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Vermont Law School

James Prosek
Artist, Writer and Naturalist
Easton, CT

Dame Alison Richard 
Senior Research Scientist and Crosby Professor Emerita, Yale University 
New Haven, CT

Theodore C. Rogers
American Industrial Partners
New York, NY

Eleanor Sterling
Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY

Michael Teitelbaum
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Senior Research Associate, Harvard Law School

Oakleigh Thorne II
Founder, Honorary President, & Bird Banding Instructor
Thorne Nature Experience
Boulder, CO