Dov F. Sax is a professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and a professor of Environment and Society at Brown University and the Deputy Director of Education for the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society. He received his Ph.D. in biology at the University of New Mexico in 1999 and a B.A. in Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. His research interests focus on species’ responses to climate change, species extinctions, and species invasions. He has co-edited two books, Foundations of Biogeography (University of Chicago Press, 2004) and Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution, and Biogeography (Sinauer Associates, 2005). His recent research has explored how species vary in their vulnerability to changes in climate.
Sax’s videos are used in these Choices Program curriculum units:
Climate Change and Questions of Justice
Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy
The U.S. Role in a Changing World