Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
Dr. Joanna Burger, distinguished Professor of Biology at Rutgers University, received her BS at SUNY at Albany, MS from Cornell University, PhD from the University of Minnesota, and Honorary Phd from the University of Alaska. Her major interests are eco-toxicology, behavioral toxicology, ecology, and monitoring and assessment. She has served on several national committees, including BEST and Board of Biology (NRC), EPA, USFWS, and SCOPE. She serves on the Editorial Boards of several journals including Environmental Research, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, and Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. She is a Fellow of the AAAS, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists, the American Ornithologist's Union, and the International Ornithologist's Union. She received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Society of Risk Assessment, and the Brewster Medal for the American Ornithologist's Union.