Amanda D. Rodewald

Garvin Professor of Ornithology; Director of Conservation Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

159 Sapsucker Woods Road
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Ithaca, NY 14850
p: (607) 254-2176

Amanda D. Rodewald

Garvin Professor of Ornithology; Director of Conservation Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise

Conservation biology; population, community, and landscape ecology; ecological restoration; conservation planning and prioritization; sustainability science; conservation finance

Current Research Interest

Population and community responses to changes in land use, climate, invasive species, and disturbance regimes; socioecological dynamics and conservation in working landscapes; eco-evolutionary dynamics in human-dominated and urbanizing systems; sustainable management of temperate and tropical forests; conservation planning and prioritization, innovative finance and market-based instruments to support conservation and communities

Distinction

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program Fellow
The Op-Ed Project Public Voices Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
American Ornithological Society Fellow
Partners in Flight Investigation Award

Selected Publications

Schuster, Richard, Elizabeth A. Law, Amanda D. Rodewald, Tara G. Martin, Kerrie A. Wilson, Matthew Watts, Hugh P. Possingham, and Peter Arcese. “Tax Shifting and Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation on Private Lands.” Conservation Letters (2017).

Rodewald, Amanda D., Rudolf P. Rohr, Miguel A. Fortuna, and Jordi Bascompte. “Community-Level Demographic Consequences of Anthropogenic Disturbance:  An Ecological Network Approach.” Journal of Animal Ecology 83, no. 6 (2014): 1409-1417.

Cornell Research Website Article

Birds, Coffee, and Natural Ecosystems