Professor Emerita, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut
Robin Chazdon is a professor in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on tropical forest regeneration and restoration.
Prior to coming to UConn she was a NSF Research Fellow in Environmental Biology at the Univ. California-Berkeley, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Carnegie Institution of Washington, Dept. of Plant Biology, Stanford, CA (with C.B. Field), and a Postdoctoral Research Botanist, Univ. California-Davis (with R. W. Pearcy). Professor Chazdon received a B.A. in Biology from Grinnell College, Iowa and a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell University. She recently published a book titled "Second growth: The promise of tropical forest regeneration in an age of deforestation."